Secure xrdp Centos7

I've installed xrdp on a remote Centos7 server so I can give GUI access to some users.
However, as I recall, windows RDP remote access isn't secure so am wondering if there is some other method of connecting to the server using a secure connection. The client is a win7 workstation.
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Which part of windows RDP are you afraid is not secure, server or client?

I can't recall any major security issue with RDP service on latest versions of Windows.
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projectsAuthor Commented:
I am using windows7 RDP to connect to a centos7 server running xrdp server over the internet. Therefore, I am logging into the server from remote.

I do have the connection limited to source IP but still subject to man and in the middle.
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Xrdp can run over SSH.

Configure Linux To Accept Remote Desktop Connections Over SSH
http://www.question-defense.com/2011/10/28/configure-linux-to-accept-remote-desktop-connections-over-ssh
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projectsAuthor Commented:
Did you read the comment at the end of the article?
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Encyrption of RDP traffic doesn't prevent MITM. Changing security layer to SSL on Windows Server does. I do not see an option to configure xrdp to use certificates.
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projectsAuthor Commented:
This is win7 workstation, not server, connecting via RDP client to a centos7 server running the RDP server.
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
I understand. I gave you example. MS RDP and XRDP both support encryption of traffic. MS RDP supports also change of security layer, XRDP does not (afaik). You still have to implement RDP over SSH to prevent MITM. Of course enable encryption as well.
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