Public Key Infrastructure Implementation and Design

  • 5h 35m
  • Kartik Bhatnagar, NIIT, Suranjan Choudhury, Wasim Haque
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2002

Your PKI Road Map

With its power to ensure data security, confidentiality, and integrity, Public Key Infrastructure is an essential component of today's business systems. Whether you're a network administrator, a systems engineer, or a security professional, this hands-on reference guide delivers all the information you need to harness this fast-growing technology. The book covers all aspects of PKI, including architecture, cryptography, standards, certificates, design, and execution. Detailed technical information, scenario-based explanations, and a real-world case study provide the skills and insight you need to deploy PKI in e-commerce, e-mail, messaging, and any other system where data security is essential.

Put PKI to Work

  • Get an expert tour of the world of digital cryptography
  • Find out about the various PKI architectures available today--and when to use each one
  • Master functions for issuing, revoking, and managing certificates
  • Learn how to install and configure Windows 2000 Certificate Server for SSL, IP Sec, and S/MIME
  • Build PKI solutions based on the latest PKI management protocols and standards
  • Evaluate PKI-enabled services on the market and decide which one's right for your project
  • Plan your PKI deployment with full insight into both operational and legal considerations

About the Authors

Suranjan Choudhury, MCSE, CACP, CADC, Sun, is a network security specialist for NIIT, a global training and software organization. He has developed security policies and overseen implementations of secure Web sites and messaging systems (using PKI, firewall, portal, and VPN technologies) for GE, Amro Bank, NALCO, the Indian Ministry of Defense, and other organizations.

Kartik Bhatnagar has an MBA in systems and is currently employed as a development executive with NIIT.

Wasim Haque has over 7 years of experience in information technology with expertise in analysis, design, and implementation of enterprise-wide networks using various security solutions for the enterprise.

NIIT is a global IT solutions company that devlops customized multimedia training products and trains more than 150,000 people in 37 countries every year.

In this Book

  • Public Key Infrastructure Implementation and Design
  • Cryptography Basics
  • Public Key Infrastructure Basics
  • PKI Architecture
  • CA Functions
  • Certificate Management
  • PKI Management Protocols and Standards
  • PKI-Enabled Services
  • Installing Windows 2000-Based PKI Solutions
  • Installing and Configuring Windows 2000 Certificate Server for SSL, IPSec, and S/MIME
  • Understanding PGP
  • Planning for PKI Deployment
  • AllSolv, Inc. Case Study


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