Posts tagged: Appguard

How to roll Workspace Security into a production env

Animated, Gears, boxprod-envFrom the Industrial Might & Logic Dept: Once in a while you may come across the scenario where you need to take control over an existing production environment. While new VDI implementations are sprouting up all over the place, it’s not within everyones budget to put in new plumbing and start building from scratch. Over the years I’ve dealt with several customers who had a beat-up production environment where they were spending their workdays putting out fires (and fighting off Ogres) instead of being anywhere near a proactive state. Proactive is a much abused word, but in my context it simply means being ahead of the curve instead of trying to catch up and never emptying out an ever-growing inbox of trouble. While this may sound like a happy story of rainbows and robot-unicorns to some, I assure you a proactive state of secure workspace management is a reality within your grasp, when you consider using the RES Workspace Manager. Let me share a story on how I did it and give you some useful tips on how you can do it too:

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Working with the RES PowerFuse Security models

Animated, Gears, boxA new technote has been added to the Technote library. This one is a hands-on how to work with the RES Security models. There has been a bit of confusion how these work. For example, what is the difference between authorizing an application on global level, versus on the individual application. This article will also help you get a grip on what you need to do in order to go from test into production with PowerFuse. Finally we discuss what is needed to do on an ongoing basis to handle change management (new apps) in the PowerFuse environment, once the security is locked down.

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