May 11, 2016
When deploying XenApp and XenDesktop within large organizations, particularly in government environments, security standards are an important consideration. Many government bodies specify a preference or requirement for applications to be compliant with Federal Information Processing Standards 140-2 (FIPS 140-2). The document provides an overview of the security features that apply to XenApp and XenDesktop, with an emphasis on FIPS 140-2. Sample deployments are shown, providing guidance on FIPS 140-2 compliance. For more information regarding details of the individual security features, refer to the relevant product or component documentation.