Product: NetScaler Gateway

  1. Learn Why NSS Labs Recommends NetScaler AppFirewall

    Hosted by: Citrix Date: Oct 22, 2014 | 9:00 AM ET / 3:00 PM CEST & 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET                           Attend this webinar to learn how NetScaler AppFirewall beats the competition and received the "recommended vendor" rating from NSS Labs. NSS Labs is a recognized as the benchmark for security testing due to their thorough and comprehensive testing methodologies. Join Mike Spanbauer, VP of Research from NSS ...

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  2. XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Security: FIPS 140-2 and SSL to VDA


    In the recent Citrix announcement of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 the security features “FIPS Compliance” and “Common Criteria” were prominently featured.  This post describes one of the major building blocks to these achievements: enabling TLS/SSL support in XenApp and XenDesktop, all the way from endpoint Receiver, through the Gateway and onto the hosted session or workstation. The need for FIPS compliance in the Federal market has ...

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  3. Gateway Integration with StoreFront Lessons Learned

    The purpose of this post is to dive a little deeper into the NetScaler Gateway settings with StoreFront, since this is another component that changed a lot from the Web Interface world.  As a quick reminder, with Web Interface, you could only define a single NetScaler Gateway (URL + callback pair) per site in the “Secure Access” settings and you had the option to either ...

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  4. Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall: Lowest TCO per Protected Mbps While Providing High Security Effectiveness

    NSS Recommended Hi-R#B1934

    NetScaler Web Application Firewall testing proves its strength in security effectiveness while providing lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) per Protected Mbps to customers.  Here is the Security Value Map (SVM) that shows Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall as a leader in the upper right hand corner of this quadrant.  Details on how to read this SVM can also be found in this SVM download link as ...

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  5. Foundations of Citrix Application Firewall Performance and Security

    The recent NSS Labs Web Application Firewall (WAF) test puts NetScaler Application Firewall as a leader in the recommended list. As an Architect and the Director of Products responsible for NetScaler AppFirewall, here are the underlying principles that make Citrix Application Firewall awesome. All HTTP Traffic is Treated Like First Class For layer 7 (HTTP) processing, all traffic across protocol layers in NetScaler is by default on ...

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  6. How NetScaler AppFirewall Stands Out Among Web Application Firewalls


    In one of my recent blogs, I talked about Getting your feet wet with NetScaler AppFirewall.  Now, there is a 3rd party validation that shows NetScaler as a leader in the recommended quadrant of the recent NSS Labs Web Application Firewall Test.  Although there are many differentiating factors we can talk about, let’s focus on the following three points that help NetScaler AppFirewall stand out: Manageability Why is this important?   Per Verizon ...

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  7. Scripting: Automating NetScaler configurations using NITRO REST API and PowerShell – Part 4

    Citrix NetScaler Nitro API REST Web Services

    Part 1: Introduction and getting started. Part 2: Basic operations and initial configuration. Part 3: SSL certificates and StoreFront load balancing. Part 4: NetScaler Gateway with StoreFront configuration. Part 5: High Availability configuration.       In the last part we looked at SSL certificates and load balancing StoreFront servers. In this post, we’ll go over configuring NetScaler Gateway to work with a load balanced StoreFront configuration.     Configuring NetScaler Gateway for StoreFront In conjunction with ...

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  8. Introducing the StoreFront 2.6 Authentication SDK

    Citrix is pleased to announce the initial version of the StoreFront Authentication SDK, following on from the StoreFront Web API and the StoreFront Store Customization SDK, opening up StoreFront as a platform for partners and customers to create the optimum solutions for their users. This initial version focuses on customization of the Citrix Receiver Common Forms protocol, where credentials are explicitly provided by the end-user. Whilst there has always been ...

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  9. Get ready for 2015. Time to refresh your BYO program. [Webinar Series]


    We perform back-ups daily. We perform maintenance weekly. We conduct security audits quarterly. We test our business continuity plans annually. How often do we revisit bring your own (BYO) programs? For many, it’s not often enough.  In response to BYO, organizations need to ensure that they have combined policies, procedures and technologies to protect their information assets in an evolving threat landscape regardless of where ...

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