Tag: security

  1. Citrix NetScaler Received the NSS Labs Recommended Status Award at RSA Conference

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    At this week’s RSA Conference, NSS Labs—the world’s leading information security research and advisory company—announced that  Citrix’s NetScaler AppFirewall™ web application security solution delivers the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) per Protected Mbps. In today’s market of increased abundance of web and mobile applications, application firewalls are essential for protection from attacks and against the loss of valuable data. NetScaler AppFirewall is a core part ...

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  2. Citrix and Thales Deliver High Performance and Robust FIPS Security

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    As we become increasingly dependent on mobile applications and the cloud services market continues growing, security challenges become more prevalent. Business-critical applications that handle sensitive information need strong security systems in order to protect against external attacks. It is imperative that enterprises have adaptable Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) solutions at the ready. FIPS are a set of standards that describe document processing, encryption algorithms and other ...

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  3. Citrix NetScaler Receives Excellence in Information Security Testing Award

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      Citrix NetScaler is excited to be honored as a recipient of ICSA Labs Excellence in Information Security Testing Award, given in recognition of outstanding achievement and successful completion of ten years of continuous ICSA Labs information security testing. This award recognizes ICSA Labs’ customers that have demonstrated excellence and maturity through consistent reliance on independent third-party information security and product assurance testing.   The ICSA Labs certification ofNetScaler ...

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  4. XenDesktop – Flipping Security Model Upside Down

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    XenApp and XenDesktop added new capabilities in version 7.6 for one-way clipboard functions including for the first time, one-way, either-way, clipboard data transfer as well as the ability to limit the clipboard formats that are permitted to flow across the connection.  These capabilities were added to address a growing demand for flipping the classic server based computing security model upside-down, a term described as "browsing ...

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  5. New NetScaler MPX 25000T Series Released!

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    As planned, Citrix introduces new NetScaler MPX 25000T series of hardware-based appliances targeted for those customers needing 100+ Gbps of throughput capacity, but with light SSL offload capabilities.  The new platform will consist of two models, namely the 25100T and 25160T with 100Gbps and 160 Gbps of throughput respectively.  These new offerings support “Pay As You Grow” and Burst Pack license upgrades. These new 25000T series ...

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  6. What’s Lurking In Your Data Center?

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    The story of Dan and the last Windows Server 2003 upgrade. This is the story of Dan, a typical IT Admin, at a typical company, facing the same “typical” challenges as many of his peers. Obsolescence. Dan struggles to keep his skills and aptitude up to date and “modern.” He has let his technical certifications lapse and grow stagnant. He got comfortable with the technology he ...

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  7. The FTC is Now Advocating for the Regulation of the Internet of Things… And That’s a Good Thing.

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      The FTC has released a report recommending Internet of Things companies adopt best practices when it comes to collecting customer data and implementing security.   The report seems to say that calling for outright legislation for the Internet of Things is "premature", they instead advocate for "self-regulation" to aid in the adoption of IoT.   Overall the report seems fairly balanced although light on concrete steps ...

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  8. Upgrading to XenApp 7.6? Test the Beta of our XenApp Upgrade Web Service, and We’ll All Benefit

    New XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 now available – plan upgrades for your customers!

    At Citrix, we continuously invest to fuel our innovation engine and delight our partners and customers. That’s why we created the FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) that underpins the latest versions of XenApp and XenDesktop, to enable partners and customers to be able to deploy workspaces from the cloud, from on premise datacenters or in any combination they want, and be able to move workloads as ...

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  9. Ringing in the New Year by Upleveling the AppFirewall Performance and Additional Capabilities

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    What a great way to start the year!   With bells ringing as AppFirewall enhancements (released in the 10.5-53.9010.e software release) functionally improve flexibility and performance. Let's start with AppFirewall performance improvements The development team released 10.5-53.9010.e at the end of December, 2014.  Some of the performance numbers for AppFirewall basic throughput are higher than before.  In some cases such as MPX 8005, MPX 8015 and MPX ...

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  10. NetScaler in 2014. Top-10 News Releases to Delight In

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    In all the clutter that has become news these days, you may have missed blog posts or news about some of the wonderful NetScaler things to remember in 2014: 1.  More multi-tenancy flexibility with admin partitions Whether I am with Dubai, Spain or US customers, folks are excited to see this feature.  Customers continue to want SDX , the hot multi-tenant appliance that now features Admin Partitions.  ...

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