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Citrix AppDNA: Your Secret Weapon for Preventing Attacks

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Citrix AppDNA: Your Secret Weapon for Preventing Attacks
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In recent blog posts, we have talked a lot about how to prevent attacks from happening and how to make it more difficult for hackers to infiltrate your environment.

But what about when authorized administrators unknowingly introduce apps that have exploits in them into the environment? It is neither scalable nor foolproof for administrators to manually inspect each application for vulnerabilities. This is where AppDNA can help.

AppDNA is IT Professionals’ Secret Weapon

For example, an exploit could exist in an application that implements OpenSSL 1.0.1 to 1.0.1f. How does an admin determine the version of OpenSSL in the app? They would have to look at the information for the application or dig into the code. This discovery exercise would need to be done on the entire set of applications already deployed in the environment, when any vulnerability is announced. Similarly, a security sweep must be carried out every time a new app is deployed.

Read the entire article here, AppDNA: Your Secret Weapon for Preventing Attacks

via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

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Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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