About this Course

Tech Type Specialist
Code CTX2701
Duration 5 Days

Learn to secure your Citrix environment in this hands-on course that encompasses the core Citrix technologies, including Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, ADC, Endpoint Management, Content Collaboration and Citrix Cloud. Explore potential security gaps in your environment and learn how to mitigate these through a comprehensive look at the Citrix technologies. Topics include application and data security, Citrix authentication, authorization, and auditing
workflows, operating system hardening, mitigation against network vulnerabilities, hypervisor security, and methods to secure Citrix traffic.

Is this course for me?
Built for IT Professionals working with previous Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Citrix ADC, Citrix Endpoint Management, Citrix Cloud, and/or Citrix Content Collaboration.). Potential students include: administrators, engineers, and architects interested in securing a Citrix environment. Training.Citrix.

Citrix Technologies Covered

  • Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.13
  • Citrix ADC 12.0
  • Citrix Endpoint Management 10.5
  • Citrix ADC 12.0
  • Citrix Content Collaboration
  • Citrix Cloud


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:


Please note: It is highly recommended that the delegate uses a personal email address (rather than company email) to set up their TCC account. If you do not wish to reference your company name when setting up your TCC account we recommend you use 'EDUCALC' as reference.

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

Recommended courses, or equivalent field experience, include knowledge of the topics covered in:

  • CXD-210 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x Administration
  • CNS-220 Citrix ADC 12.x Essentials and Traffic Management or CNS-222 Citrix ADX 12.xEssentials and Citrix Gateway
  • CXM-303 Deploying Enterprise Mobility Solutions with Citrix Endpoint Management
  • CSF-201 Citrix Content Collaboration Enterprise Essentials
  • CXD-250 Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Citrix Cloud

Delegates will learn how to

What you’ll learn

  • Understand Citrix authentication and authorization workflows with multifactor authentication
  • Identify methods for desktop and application hardening with registry and policy lockdowns
  • Identify network attacks and learn how to protect your network and mobile environment
  • Learn to optimize monitoring and operations with Citrix leading security practices


Networking (Days 1-2)

  • Module 1: Citrix ADC Network Topology mand SSL Offload
  • Module 2: Citrix Gateway Authentication and Authorization
  • Module 3: Citrix Web App Firewall Overview
  • Module 4: Citrix ADC Attacks and Protections

Mobility (Day 3)

  • Module 5: Citrix Endpoint Management Introduction
  • Module 6: Citrix Endpoint Management Citrix ADC Integration
  • Module 7: Citrix Endpoint Management Encryption
  • Module 8: Citrix Endpoint Management Server Console
  • Module 9: Managing Security
  • Module 10: Secure Apps
  • Module 11: Citrix Content Collaboration Introduction
  • Module 12: StorageZones
  • Module 13: Citrix Content Collaboration Citrix ADC Integration
  • Module 14: Authentication
  • Module 15: Data Loss Prevention

Virtualization (Days 4-5)

  • Module 16: Securing Traffic in a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Environment
  • Module 17: Implementing Advanced Authentication Methods for Virtual Apps and Desktops
  • Module 18: Improving App and Data Security
  • Module 19: Implementing Virtual Apps and Desktops Operating System Hardening
  • Module 20: Hypervisor Security
  • Module 21: Monitoring and Operations

Specialist Course

5 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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