Upon passing Exam 303, candidates receive their F5 Certified! Technology Specialist, BIG-IP ASM certification. This certification verifies that a candidate is fully qualified to design, implement, and maintain BIG-IP ASM, integrating BIG-IP ASM with other platforms and products in a manner that is application-specific and appropriate to organizational policies, needs, and requirements. Receiving the F5-CTS, BIG-IP ASM certification is a prerequisite for the Security Solutions Expert certification track.
Summary description of the minimally qualified candidate (MQC)
The MQC is able to describe and explain how applications work and how BIG-IP ASM interacts with web applications. The MQC is able to design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot the full functionality of BIG-IP ASM product features to enhance the security of an application delivery network. The MQC understands the underlying principles of BIG-IP ASM and can draw on that insight to integrate BIG-IP ASM with other platforms and products.
The MQC can do the following without assistance:
- Determine and implement an appropriate, application-specific BIG-IP ASM deployment model (policies) or architecture (scale)
- Create a BIG-IP ASM configuration/design to secure applications according to needs and requirements
- Customize a BIG-IP ASM policy for a web application
- Identify where to integrate BIG-IP ASM into the data flow by understanding the interrelation between BIG-IP ASM and the network architecture
Prerequisite: Valid F5-CA, BIG-IP Certification