What is the Citrix secure access solution?

The secure access solution from Citrix provides a unified stack of cloud-delivered services that allows IT to provide a productive hybrid work environment with zero trust security. It addresses one of the biggest security challenges facing enterprises today: As the workforce becomes more distributed, and as more business apps are delivered from the cloud, traditional security architectures that require appliance-based solutions—VPN, SWG, DLP controls and WAF—are proving to be inadequate. These options don’t protect against modern-day threats coming from usage of BYO and unmanaged devices, access to the internet, or attacks looking to exploit apps and APIs. And they can’t scale to meet the demands of modern-day workforce.

Now more than ever, you need solutions capable of securing applications from unauthorized access, application-level threats, browser-based attacks, and more—all without complicating the user experience.

Citrix secure access solutions place security controls close to apps and end users, making it easier than ever to support secure hybrid work. With security at the edge, your applications are continually protected—no matter where employees work or what devices they use.

How do Citrix secure access solutions differ from other cloud security alternatives?

When it comes to securing access to apps and data, there’s more at stake than protecting against threats and vulnerabilities. For employees to remain productive and engaged, you need to ensure access is hassle-free. But while many single-solution providers offer individualized capabilities, such as zero trust network access (ZTNA) OR cloud and web security, the sheer volume of separate policies and monitoring dashboards makes this incredibly complicated for IT to deliver.

That’s why Citrix unifies the full scope of secure access needs into one unified, cloud-delivered stack—so you can simplify day-to-day management while providing an unmatched work-from-anywhere experience. There’s no need for multiple point products or specialized skillsets. Simply rely on one uniform dashboard

for full visibility and control. There are browser isolation policies to protect corporate networks from malicious content, adaptive authentication to adjust access from unmanaged and BYO devices, user behavior-based security analytics to detect and prevent threats in real-time—plus a range of security policies, from watermarking and anti-key logging to copying and printing restrictions, to proactively prevent data exfiltration attempts.

This combination of unified secure access and a comprehensive zero trust approach ensures the best, most secure application experience at scale: When you use global cloud service solutions designed for full coverage and resiliency, policies and protections are automatically updated to match the current threat landscape.

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Secure access to IT sanctioned apps with adaptive authentication and zero trust access.

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Proactively detect and prevent insider threats with user behavior analytics.

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How do Citrix secure access solutions help you stay ahead of threats?

Citrix provides the fully integrated, automated solutions businesses need to keep applications secure and employees productive.

Citrix Secure Private Access provides zero trust network access (ZTNA) to all apps, with adaptive authentication to continually evaluate access based on end user roles, locations, device posture, and user risk profiles. This always-on security solution lets organizations securely support “anytime, anywhere” distributed work and BYO programs, without risking exposure to malicious content and web-borne threats. With advanced access controls for managed and unmanaged endpoints alike, it greatly simplifies IT while enhancing the digital workspace experience for users.

Citrix Analytics for Security uses sophisticated machine learning and artificial intelligence to continuously assess, detect, and prevent risks. Each user is assigned an individual risk profile, with scoring that’s adjusted based on real-time activities. When an anomaly or suspicious action is detected, Citrix Analytics for Security acts immediately to proactively prevent unauthorized access to apps. These behavior-based analytics ensure your users can be productive from any location and device, while your company stays protected.

What can you do with the Citrix secure access solution?

Thousands of organizations rely on Citrix to provide secure, seamless access to applications.

Modernize your IT security

Keep apps and data protected while fueling employee productivity

Meet user needs with a secure VPN alternative

Prevent network-level attacks with a zero trust approach

Secure unmanaged and BYO devices

Go beyond traditional SSO and MFA with adaptive access

You’re in great company

Join the 16 million cloud users worldwide that count on our digital workspace solutions to create a better way to work.

Simplify and secure access to all applications

International agency increases scalability with Citrix secure access

When HDI experienced a rapid increase in remote workers, IT faced an important decision: Increase investments in servers and virtual machines, or find a better way to securely deliver apps? With Citrix, the company was able to securely support unmanaged and BYO devices—no additional infrastructure needed.

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With Citrix, we have found a way to increase productivity and deliver a better employee experience. We’ve made remote work more secure.

Gilliard Delmiro
CTO
HDI

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