The Four Stages of a Certificate Life Cycle

Eytan Raphaely Education

The Four Stages of a Certificate Life Cycle

Digital certificates are electronic credentials that are used to authenticate the identities of individuals or devices using a particular network. It’s helpful to think of certificates with a similar functionality as a passport or driver’s license. While these official documents …

How to Automate Certificate Management and Provisioning

Eytan Raphaely Education

How to Automate Certificate Management and Provisioning

One of the biggest hurdles in certificate management is the lack of experience around finding the proper certificate management solutions. Often, administrators are of the notion that their only options for certificate management are pricey PKIs exclusive for enterprise, that …

Creating Private Certificates Authorities for Internal Use

Eytan Raphaely Uncategorized

Creating Private Certificates Authorities for Internal Use

What is a Certificate Authority? A certificate authority (CA) is an entity that distributes digital certificates to devices. These certificates cryptographically tie an identity to a public key, ensuring that individuals online are who they say they are. Certificate authorities …

How MFA was broken by a hacker group

Stronger Multi-Factor Authentication With Certificates

Jake Ludin Consumer Protection, Security Threats

Stronger Multi-Factor Authentication With Certificates

It’s widely held knowledge that using a single factor for authentication to wireless networks is less than secure and easily exploited by hackers. Many organizations recognize this and utilize Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to an extra layer of protection. Each additional …

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Public vs Private Certificate Authority

Patrick Grubbs Education

Public vs Private Certificate Authority

What’s a Certificate Authority (CA)? A certificate authority is an institution that distributes digital certificates. Certificate issuance is a critical part of securing interactions on the internet because certificates cryptographically tie an identity to a public key. Certificates are commonly …