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Attivo Networks ThreatDefend Platform is Verified as Citrix Ready

ThreatDefend is Trusted to Enhance Citrix Networking and Virtualization Solutions

Attivo Networks®, an award-winning leader in cyber deception and attacker lateral movement threat detection, today announced that Citrix Systems, Inc. has verified the Attivo ThreatDefend® Platform as Citrix Ready®. The Citrix Ready Program offers robust testing, verification, and joint marketing for Citrix Workspace and App Delivery and Security–with over 40,000 validations listed in the Citrix Ready Marketplace.

The Attivo ThreatDefend platform, comprised of the Endpoint Detection Net (EDN) suite, completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service (XenApp & XenDesktop service), Citrix Virtual Desktops (XenDesktop), Citrix ADC (NetScaler ADC), Citrix Virtual Apps (XenApp), and Citrix Gateway (NetScaler Gateway), providing confidence in joint solution compatibility.

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop solutions can deploy on-premises or in Citrix Cloud. Citrix workloads can be deployed across public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.

Organizations that deploy Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops can use the Attivo ThreatDefend EDN suite across Citrix VDI endpoints to protect against attackers successfully querying Active Directory Objects, domain controllers, and AD resources like privileged users, computer groups, and service accounts. EDN also prevents attackers from fingerprinting endpoints and conducting network reconnaissance, and it alerts of credential theft attacks while misdirecting the attack into the decoy environment for forensic collection. Additionally, the Attivo EDN ThreatPath solution identifies exposed credentials and helps reduce the attack surface, particularly in persistent VDI images where users can cache high privilege accounts on endpoints.

“As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we can offer customers intelligent solutions that combine our ThreatDefend EDN Platform with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops solutions,” said Venu Vissamsetty, Attivo Networks vice president of security research. “The offering clearly demonstrates our plans to work closely with trusted partners, through the Citrix Ready partner ecosystem, to provide the highest quality experience for our customers.”

For more information on the Citrix Ready ThreatDefend solution, visit

About Attivo Networks
Attivo Networks®, the leader in cyber deception and lateral movement attack detection, delivers a superior defense for revealing and preventing unauthorized insider and external threat activity. The customer-proven Attivo ThreatDefend® Platform provides a scalable solution for derailing attackers and reducing the attack surface within user networks, data centers, clouds, remote worksites, and specialized attack surfaces. The portfolio defends at the endpoint, Active Directory, and throughout the network with ground-breaking innovations for preventing and misdirecting lateral attack activity. Forensics, automated attack analysis, and third-party native integrations streamline incident response. The company has won over 130 awards for its technology innovation and leadership. For more information, visit

About Citrix Ready

The Citrix Ready Program is a technology partner program that helps software and hardware vendors of all types develop and integrate their products with Citrix technology. To become a partner and earn the Citrix Ready designation, companies validate their solutions through a robust testing and verification process that ensures compatibility with Citrix solutions. Technical specialists are available to assist with the integration and testing phases on the way to Citrix Ready verification. Partners can then participate in joint marketing activities to drive awareness and generate demand for their solutions. Partner solutions are also listed in the Citrix Ready Marketplace, an on-line resource that customers can use to easily search and find compatible solutions for their Citrix deployments or environment.

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Loren Guertin & Kate Duchaney

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