Featuring 4 Papers as of February 14, 2007
Server Security in a Citrix Presentation/Terminal Server Environment
by Shane Wescott - February 14, 2007
This document serves to discuss the special security needs of this environment, and to recommend strategies for its implementation
Secure Remote Access using Windows Terminal Services 2003
by Darlene Flstcher - March 25, 2004
Microsoft's Terminal Server has improved considerably since its release in 1998 in functionality, performance and security. With the increasing demand for flexible, simple and fast remote access for the endless variety of users including vendor support staff, home users, mobile workers and remote offices, Terminal Server is now becoming an attractive and inexpensive solution particularly for smaller, less complex environments.
Sun Ray Thin-Client and Smart Cards: An Old Concept With New Muscle
by Surachet Tanwongsval - April 5, 2002
The purpose of this paper is to discuss security in thin-client technology with a focus on Sun Ray(TM) thin-client systems from Sun Microsystems.
Understanding and Implementing Microsoft Terminal Services & Citrix MetaFrame
by Chris Johnson - December 10, 2001
This paper focuses on the implementing a combination of Microsoft Windows Terminal Services and Citrix MetaFrame in order to provide employees with secure access to corporate data and various applications from remote sites.
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