Tag: security

  1. What’s Lurking In Your Data Center?

    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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Citrix NetScaler SAML 2.0 Trust Fabric

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    Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 or SAML 2.0 is being rapidly adopted in the market. At a glance SAML 2.0 is a set of open standards leveraging XML to transport authentication and authorization data between trusted endpoints. The most adopted use case is web single sign on or SSO. SAML 2.0 addresses the authentication challenges over the internet opposed to an intranet.  Citrix NetScaler latest release 10.5 ...

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  7. Get a Jumpstart on Building a Smart Security Strategy for 2015

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    Security Strategies for IT: Protect What Matters "Protect what matters" - it sure sounds simple.  Yet, how is this actually realized in the age of consumerization, BYO and cloud? Join me in St. Louis and Houston (with more cities to follow) in early December.  We will be showcasing best practices and technologies for virtualization, containerization and secure networking - highlighting the balance of user experience and security control.  You will ...

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  8. Manage the unmanageable! Our chief security strategist tells you how [Webinar]

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    Register Now! Managing the Unmanageable: A webinar overview of security with virtualization, containerization and secure networking. *If you are unavailable on October 30, please register. We’ll send an on-demand link after the event. If you’re concerned about control over the sensitive data Especially data that is subject to governance and regulations on unmanaged devices, please plan to join Kurt Roemer, Citrix chief security strategist, on October 30. Kurt will present a webinar ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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