Overview

Citrix Web App Firewall protects web apps and sites from known and unknown attacks. This threeday course will teach you how to address application services security requirements with Web App Firewall. After studying Citrix Web App firewall, you’ll learn about many different types of web attacks and vulnerabilities, such as SQL injection and cookie tampering, and how to protect against them. The course also covers policies, profiles and expressions; monitoring, management and reporting; and troubleshooting techniques. Highlighted features include the Adaptive Learning Engine and Secure Insight. This advanced course is designed for IT professionals with previous Citrix Networking experience.

Is this course for me?
Designed for students with previous Citrix Networking experience, this course is best suited for individuals who will be deploying and/or managing Citrix Web App Firewall in Citrix Networking environments.

Versions covered
This course is currently on Citrix ADC version 12.x, but is still applicable for learners of previous versions of the product.

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Prerequisites

Citrix course materials are only available to delegates in e-courseware format. Delegates will be provided with instructions on how to access their e-courseware on day one of the event. Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either three monitors (to view courseware, labs and instructor demos simultaneously) or two monitors and a mobile device. Delegates will be required to have an active TCC (Training.Citrix.com) account in order to access course materials and labs.

Please set up Your TCC account up in advance of the course using the following link:

https://www.citrix.com/welcome/create-account/create-account-form.html

Please note: It is highly recommended that the delegate uses a personal email address (rather than company email) to set up their TCC account.

Should you encounter any issues in setting up your TCC account please ensure that you raise this directly with Citrix in advance of your event by visiting http://training.citrix.com then on the home page click, Help, then select Classroom Support, and submit a Critical or High priority request notifying Citrix of the course start date.

Technical Pre-requisites:

Citrix recommends students prepare for this course by taking the following course/courses: CNS-220 Citrix ADC 12.x Essentials and Traffic Management, or CNS-222 Citrix ADC 12.x Essentials and Citrix Gateway.

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Delegates will learn how to

What you’ll learn

  • Identify common web attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Understand PERL compatible regular expressions
  • Understand how to operate the adaptive learning engine
  • Configure Citrix Web App Firewall to protect web applications
  • Utilize Citrix ADC Secure Insight to monitor, manage, and report on Application Services security
  • Troubleshoot Citrix Web App Firewall
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Outline

Module 1: Citrix Web App Firewall Overview

  • Web App Firewall Security Model
  • Common Attacks Overview
  • PCI-DSS Compliance

Module 2: Web App Firewall

  • Profiles
  • Policies
  • Engine Settings
  • AppFirewall Learning

Module 3: Regular Expressions

  • Forms of Regular Expressions
  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Meta/Literal Characters
  • PCRE
  • RegEx Tools
  • Regular Expression Scope

Module 4: Attacks and Protections

  • Data Flow with AppFirewall
  • Security Checks
  • Web App Firewall
  • Adaptive Learning
  • Signatures
  • Cookie Protection
  • Advanced Form Protection Checks
  • URL Protections

Module 5: Web App Firewall Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Web App Firewall and Web Applications
  • Logging and Reporting
  • Customizing Errors
  • Troubleshooting
  • Citrix Security Insight
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Why choose QA

Special Notices

Please note: Effective August 3rd 2018 this course has been renamed from 'Citrix NetScaler 12.x Advanced Topics - Secure Web Applications' to 'Citrix ADC Advanced Concepts - Secure Web Applicants'. Course content remains the same.

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We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.

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When will I receive my certificate?

Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.

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