About this Course

Tech Type Specialist
Code CTX2721
Duration 2 Days
Special Notices

Please note: Effective August 3rd 2018 this course has been renamed from 'Securing Citrix Virtualization Solutions' to 'Securing Citrix Workspace Solutions'. Course content remains the same.

Learn to secure your Citrix Workspace deployments with this two-day course that covers Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. You’ll learn how to secure Virtual Apps and Desktops traffic, getting an understanding of when and where to secure traffic between Virtual Apps and Desktops components, and advanced authentication implementations covering multi-factor authentication, Smart Card, SAML, and FAS. Additionally, you’ll explore, how to protect your applications against vulnerabilities, Citrix Cloud security leading practices as well as operating system hardening, hypervisor security, and monitoring and operations Citrix recommended practices.

Is this course for me?
Built for IT Professionals familiar with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. Potential students include: administrators, engineers, and architects Training.

Citrix Technologies Covered

  • Citrix Virtual Apps
  • Citrix Virtual Desktops
  • Citrix Hypervisor

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. 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:

Citrix recommends students have basic understanding, and handson experience with installing and configuring Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Recommended courses, or equivalent field experience, include knowledge of
the topics covered in:

  • CXD-210 Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.1x
  • CXD-250 Moving to the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Delegates will learn how to

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to secure Citrix traffic between components
  • Understand Citrix authentication and authorization workflows with multifactor authentication
  • Identify methods for desktop and application hardening with registry and policy lockdowns
  • Learn to optimize monitoring and operations with Citrix leading security practices

Outline

Module 1: Securing Traffic in a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Environment

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


Module 2: Implementing Advanced Authentication Methods for Virtual Apps and Desktops

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


Module 3: Improving App and Data Security

  • Introduction to Application Security
  • Prevent Jailbreak Attacks
  • Remove Undesired Windows and Citrix Functionality
  • Application and Web Browser Hardening
  • Restrict Access to Internal Tools
  • Minimize the Impact of Attacks

Module 4: Implementing Virtual Apps and Desktop Operating System Hardening

  • GPOs and Citrix Policies
  • Lockdowns and Citrix ADC 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
  • Citrix Hypervisor Security

Module 6: Monitoring and Operations

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

2 Days

Duration
Citrix
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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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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