Securing Citrix Virtualisation Solutions

2 days


Learn to secure your virtualization deployments with this two-day course that covers XenApp and XenDesktop. You'll learn how to secure XenApp and XenDesktop traffic, gaining an understanding of when and where to secure traffic between XenApp and XenDesktop components and advanced authentication implementations covering multifactor authentication, Smart Card, SAML, and FAS.


Each participant will leave with a recognised certificate

Course Outline

Module 1: Securing Traffic in a XenApp and XenDesktop Environment

  • Secure Network Zones
  • NetScaler Gateway
  • StoreFront Security
  • XML and STA Security
  • TLS to VDA Encryption
  • Supporting Infrastructure Security
  • Citrix Cloud Security

Module 2: Implementing Advanced Authentication Methods for XenApp and XenDesktop

  • Windows Based Authentication
  • Pass-through Authentication
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Smart-card Authentication
  • Federated Identify
  • Citrix Cloud Authentication

Module 3: Improving App and Data Security

Module 4: Implementing XenApp/ XenDesktop Operating System Hardening

  • GPOs and Citrix Policies
  • Lockdowns and NetScaler SmartControl
  • Registry Edits and Third-Party Tools
  • Workspace Environment Manager
  • Image Management

Module 5: Hypervisor Security

  • Delivery Controller to Hypervisor Connection
  • Hypervisor Security Leading Practices
  • XenServer Security

Module 6: XenMobile NetScaler Integration

  • Role Based Access Control
  • Logging and Auditing
  • Service Account Privileges
  • Antivirus

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Bristol Bristol2 1095 £1095 2019-10-03
Devon Exeter2 1095 £1095 2019-10-03
Midlands Birmingham2 1095 £1095 2019-10-03
Edinburgh Edinburgh2 1095 £1095 2019-10-03
Edinburgh Edinburgh2 1095 £1095 2019-12-05
Bristol Bristol2 1095 £1095 2019-12-05
Devon Exeter2 1095 £1095 2019-12-05
Midlands Birmingham2 1095 £1095 2019-12-05