PKI Training: Cryptography Basics Part 2

I started working on some PKI Training videos.  The first training session is on Cryptography Basics.  It is one presentation split into two parts.  The two videos are a primer for some basic cryptography concepts such as symmetric cryptography, asymmetric cryptography, and digital signatures.  


PKI Training: Cryptography Basics Part 1

I started working on some PKI Training videos.  The first training session is on Cryptography Basics.  It is one presentation split into two parts.  The two videos are a primer for some basic cryptography concepts such as symmetric cryptography, asymmetric cryptography, and digital signatures.  


Data Sense

I normally post blog posts about PKI and not phones.  However, I recently received my HTC 8X, which I love.  On my previous phones, I had always wanted to track data usage by application.  While there may have been apps that already provide this functionality, I was unaware of them.  However, my HTC 8X (Verizon), shipped…

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PKI Design Considerations: Certificate Revocation and CRL Publishing Strategies

In this blog posting I want to talk about revocation, in particular CRLs.  I will cover some strategies for designing a revocation solution.  This includes determining where to host CDP Repositories and how best to configure CRL publishing. Revocation When a CA Administrator determines that a certificate should no longer be trusted, the CA Administrator…

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HTC 8X

I received my HTC 8X this week.  It is such a beautiful phone.  If you have time to stop by an AT&T or Verizon store, you should definitely take time to check it out.


Windows Server 2012 Enterprise CA, XP Compatibility Link

If you deploy an Enterprise CA on Windows Server 2012 you will have to disable a security setting to enable Windows XP clients to enroll for certificates.  See: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/6289.certification-authority-authentication-level-incompatible-with-windows-xp-en-us.aspx.  Please note the “Warning” in the article, before disabling this setting. -Chris


Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2012: Part III, Post Configuration of Root Certification Authority

Introduction I wanted to follow up on the Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2012: Part I, Installing a Root Certification Authority with PowerShell and Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2012: Part II, Installing a Root Certification Authority with the GUI blog postings.  In those blogs I installed…


Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2012: Part II, Installing a Root Certification Authority with the GUI

In this blog posting I will cover installing a Root Certification Authority with PowerShell in Windows Server 2012.  With this Blog Series I am not going to get into the details of best practices.  In other words I am not going to get into the “Why?” of the configuration decisions I have made.  In some…


Installing a Two Tier PKI Hierarchy in Windows Server 2012: Part I, Installing a Root Certification Authority with PowerShell

In this blog posting I will cover installing a Root Certification Authority with PowerShell in Windows Server 2012.  With this Blog Series I am not going to get into the details of best practices.  In other words I am not going to get into the “Why?” of the configuration decisions I have made.  In some…

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