Tag: security

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

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    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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  2. 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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  3. How NetScaler AppFirewall Stands Out Among Web Application Firewalls

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

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    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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  5. Sibos 2014 tackles pivotal technology trends, encourages Financial IT to “buckle in”

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    When asked to describe his firm’s approach to IT strategy in an interview last year, Joel Schwalbe, CIO of CNL Financial, paraphrased a famous quote by Wayne Gretzky, stating that they “skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it’s at or where it’s been.” With this statement, Joel alludes to the challenges financial IT face when trying to keep pace with ...

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  6. What’s safe to put in the cloud?

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    Data protection is a key concern for organizations seeking to leverage the cloud—and rightly so. It’s no small matter to send sensitive business data like customer information, financial records, legal documents or intellectual property outside your on-premise infrastructure. But security concerns don’t have to pose a barrier to the benefits of the cloud. “With the right measures and best practices,” Stan Black, Citrix Chief Security ...

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  7. Quad-Bypass: The Enterprise Mobility Worst-Case Security Scenario [VIDEO]

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    At Citrix, our definition of a quadruple bypass is a BYOD user on a consumer-grade device using sensitive enterprise data and going directly to the cloud. It truly represents the worst-case scenario for securing enterprise mobility. This approach completely bypasses the control and visibility of IT—and it’s alarmingly common in today’s organizations. There are good reasons for this, of course. Consumer devices are popular and ...

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  8. Getting your feet wet with NetScaler AppFirewall

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    Some of our internal teams recently reviewed customer surveys that show that security is strong for NetScaler, but more documentation is needed out there so that more people know of all the awesome capabilities.   NetScaler AppFirewall was even voted for Gold award last year by security gurus, further cementing what we’ve known all along. As a recap, in addition to the full ADC functionality NetScaler has many different ...

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  9. Customer-centric security: “Assess once, comply many”

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    For a company like Citrix, selling solutions across a broad range of industries and geographies, meeting the security and compliance requirements of our customers could easily become an overwhelming prospect. This would be especially true if, like many companies, we approached security in a top-down fashion, beginning with a foundation of standards from ISO, NIST or ITIL, and then addressing compliance on an industry-by-industry and ...

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  10. Data privacy is now a very personal concern

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    Companies tend to think of privacy as a business issue, but for the general public, it’s quickly becoming a highly personal concern. From fears of government snooping to high-profile data breaches, people care more than ever about where their data is and how to keep it private. Trends like BYOD, big data and the Internet of Things add urgency to the challenge of helping people ...

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