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 …

public certificate authority vs. private certificate authority

Reduce the Risks of a Certificate Authority

Jake Ludin Security Threats

Reduce the Risks of a Certificate Authority

Recently, cybercriminals have begun targeting public Certificate Authorities (CA) to obtain legitimate certificates and then sell them on the black market. Because these are verified and signed certificates obtained by unjust means, it can be exceedingly difficult to identify them. …

Using incorrect certificates on your network

Stop using self-signed certificates for 802.1X

Adam Education, Uncategorized

Stop using self-signed certificates for 802.1X

When setting up 802.1X we often run into questions about using self signed certificates for WPA2-Enterprise server certificate validation.  First, we should clarify the difference between a self-signed certificate and a private Certificate Authority — this is often a point of …