Read the following whitepaper by F5: https://f5.com/resources/white-papers/web-application-vulnerabilities-and-avoiding-application-exposure
F5 develops security appliances, such as firewalls, proxy servers, spam filters and content switches. Since this whitepaper is written by a commercial entity to market their product, we should take their findings with a grain of salt. But, after reading this whitepaper, and doing some additional research, do you think this product could help mitigate some of the issues we discussed in the previous sections of the course? Summarize your findings after reviewing this paper, and facilitate a discussion about the use of appliances from companies like F5, their value, effectiveness, and ROI.