CNS-320: Citrix NetScaler Security, Management and Optimization

CNS-320: Citrix NetScaler Security, Management and Optimization Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

Price: $5,000.00

This course is designed for students with previous experience NetScaler experience, and best suited for individuals who will be deploying and/or managing Citrix NetScaler Application Firewall (AppFirewall) to secure application access in a Citrix NetScaler environment, as well as NetScaler Management and Analytics System (MAS) to administer a Citrix NetScaler environment or optimize NetScaler-managed application delivery traffic.

Students will learn the skills required to deploy and manage AppFirewall including types of web attacks, protections and signatures, the adaptive learning engine, AppFirewall policies and profiles, troubleshooting, and additional pertinent NetScaler security features.

Students will learn the skills required for deploying and utilizing the NetScaler Management and Analytics System including the ability to manage multiple NetScaler platforms centrally, orchestrate configuration changes, report on transactions passing through the NetScaler environment, visualize infrastructure, and plan expansions. Students will also learn how to implement features including Caching, Frontend Optimization, NetScaler Web logging, and TCP/HTTP optimization to optimize traffic managed by a NetScaler environment.

At the end of the course, students will be able to configure NetScaler environments to address application services security requirements with AppFirewall, as well as automate and manage network services for scale-out application architectures with Citrix NetScaler Management and Analytics System and optimize NetScaler managed application delivery traffic.

Next Class Dates

Oct 23, 2017 – Oct 27, 2017
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Nov 27, 2017 – Dec 1, 2017
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Dec 11, 2017 – Dec 15, 2017
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

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Intended Audience for this CNS-320: Citrix NetScaler Security, Management and Optimization Course

  • » This course is designed for students interested in learning the skills required to deploy and manage AppFirewall to secure application access in their Citrix NetScaler environment, as well as NetScaler MAS to administer a Citrix NetScaler environment, or optimize NetScaler-managed application delivery traffic. Specifically: Administrators, Implementers / Engineers and Architects

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CNS-320: Citrix NetScaler Security, Management and Optimization Course Objectives

  • » Identify common web attacks and vulnerabilities
  • » Write PERL compatible regular expressions
  • » Understand how to utilize the adaptive learning engine
  • » Configure AppFirewall to protect web applications
  • » Utilize NetScaler Secure Insight to Monitor, Manage and report on Application Services security
  • » Troubleshoot AppFirewall
  • » Manage multiple NetScaler platforms centrally
  • » Orchestrate configuration changes
  • » Report on transactions passing through the NetScaler environment
  • » Visualize infrastructure and plan expansion

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CNS-320: Citrix NetScaler Security, Management and Optimization Course Outline

      1. Application Firewall Overview
        1. AppFirewall solution Security Model (include signature)
        2. Overview of types of attacks
        3. PCIDSS
        4. Adaptive Learning Engine
        5. Packet Processing and Inspection
        6. Log Files - view violations
        7. Advanced Troubleshooting
        8. Troubleshooting Resources
      2. Profiles and Policies
        1. Profiles
        2. Policies
        3. Engine Settings
      3. Regular Expressions
        1. Forms of Regular Expressions
        2. Using Regular Expressions
        3. Metacharacters and Literal Characters
        4. Escapes
        5. Quantifiers
        6. Back Referencing
        7. Lookaheads
        8. Regular Expression Scope
      4. Attacks and Protections
        1. Data Flow with AppFirewall
        2. Security Checks
        3. AppFirewall Actions
        4. Adaptive Learning
        5. Signatures
        6. Code Quality (HTML Comment Striping)
        7. Buffer Overflow
        8. SQL injection
        9. Cross-Site Scripting
        10. Cookie Tampering
        11. Cookie Protection
        12. Parameter Tampering
        13. Server Misconfiguration
        14. Form Protections
        15. Identity Theft - CC - Safe Object
        16. URL Protections - Start URL and Deny URL
        17. CSRF
      5. Application Firewall Troubleshooting
        1. Security Insight
        2. HTTP Callout
        3. Rate-Limit
        4. AppQOE
        5. IP Reputation
      6. Introduction
        1. NetScaler MAS Introduction and Configuration
        2. Using NetScaler MAS to Manage and Monitor NetScalers
        3. Using NetScaler MAS to Manage NetScaler configurations
      7. MAS analytics
      8. Optimization
      9. Caching
      10. Frontend Optimization
      11. TCP/HTTP optimization
      12. NetScaler Web Logging

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
Jessy S.
- Citrix expert with an extensive number of Citrix certifications such as CCI, CCA, CCAA, and MCSA to name a few.
- Strong experience with system designs, project planning, and implementation of network resources for companies across US, Eastern Russia and Asia.
- First certified in 1974 in Electronics Design and since then working in the IT field.

Bio:

Jessy is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) as well as a Citrix Certified Instructor (CCI) working in the IT field since 1974, with a focus on integration and training. He holds more than 9 Citrix certifications, making him a true Citrix expert, and sharing the NetCom Learning values of becoming a lifelong learner.

Jessy has a strong background in system designs, project planning, and implementation of network resources. He has worked for companies across US, Eastern Russia and Asia and now focuses on Citrix training, where he recognized as one of the top trainers in Citrix technology and certifications.

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