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.  

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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.  

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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.

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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

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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…

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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…

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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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