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The Cloud-delivered Service Provides Comprehensive Security For Applications and APIs In Multi-cloud Environments

Bengaluru, NFAPost: Citrix Systems, Inc. launched Citrix® Web App and API Protection™, a new, cloud-delivered service that provides comprehensive security for applications and APIs in multi-cloud environments.

The move of Citrix Systems comes at a time when Covid-19 pandemic really changed the workplace environemnt as majority of employees are compelled to work from home. Also, companies are also wanted to facilitate employees must be able to work from anywhere.

As this work from anywhere concept is progressing, IT needs to ensure the applications they require to get things done are delivered in a secure and reliable manner.

Citrix Vice President of Product Management, Networking Mihir Maniar said the flexible models for work and multi-cloud application deployment that companies must now support have greatly expanded the attack surface that IT needs to defend.

“Cloud-based security solutions are a fast, easy and cost-effective way to do this, and with the enhancements to our web application firewall offerings, we can simplify and speed the process,” said Citrix Vice President of Product Management, Networking Mihir Maniar.

Comprehensive Approach

Depending on Citrix Web App and API Protection, IT organisations of all sizes can provide holistic protection from cyber threats and enable a consistent security posture across multi-cloud environments.

Built on Citrix Web App Firewall™ and enhanced with volumetric DDoS protection,  Citrix® Web App and API Protection™ has expanded machine learning capabilities.

The Citrix service allows IT to:

  1. Define application and API-specific security to safeguard against OWASP top 10 and zero-day attacks.

2) Leverage one of the world’s largest scrubbing networks to protect applications from large DDoS attacks.

3) Reduce security configuration errors and simplify visibility and governance across multi-cloud environments.

4) Easily configure rules and policies and adjust them as application security requirements change.

5) Secure applications fast wherever they are deployed without added infrastructure or operational complexity.

6) Scale in minutes with simple license upgrades.


Citrix Vice President of Product Management, Networking Mihir Maniar said applications and APIs are among the most valuable-and vulnerable-assets a company has and protecting them has never been more challenging.

“Citrix is committed to providing our customers with next-generation tools to protect against both known and unknown application attacks along with intelligence to allows for faster remediation,” said Citrix Vice President of Product Management, Networking Mihir Maniar.

NASDAQ-listed Citrix is powering a better way to work with unified workspace, networking, and analytics solutions that help organizations unlock innovation, engage customers, and boost productivity, without sacrificing security.

With Citrix, users get a seamless work experience and IT has a unified platform to secure, manage, and monitor diverse technologies in complex cloud environments. Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 98% of the Fortune 500.

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