Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 PKI and Certificate Security

Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 PKI and Certificate Security
Published:June 09, 2004Language:English
Author:Brian Komar with the Microsoft PKI TeamTechnology:Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Length:592 PagesISBN 13:9780735620216

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About The BookGet expert guidance for designing and implementing certificate-based security solutions.

Capitalize on the built-in security services in Windows Server 2003—and deliver your own robust, public key infrastructure (PKI) based solutions at a fraction of the cost and time. This in-depth reference cuts straight to the details of designing and implementing certificate-based security solutions for PKI-enabled applications. Written by Brian Komar, a well-known network security and PKI expert, along with members of the Microsoft PKI Team, this guide describes real-world solutions and best practices for wireless networking, smart card authentication, VPNs, security-enhanced e-mail, Web SSL, EFS, and code-signing applications. Get the inside information and guidance you need to avoid common design and implementation mistakes, help minimize risk, and optimize security administration.

Discover how to:
  • Strengthen PKI design with policy documents—security policies, certificate policies, and Certificate Practice Statements (CPS)

  • Deploy a Windows Server 2003 PKI in an Active Directory environment

  • Design, install, and take measures to help secure the CA hierarchy

  • Plan PKI membership and implement role separation

  • Issue certificates to computers, users, or network devices

  • Create trust between organizations by using code signing and security-enhanced email

  • Recover a user’s private key by archiving it for encryption certifications

  • Plan and perform the deployment of Encrypting File System (EFS)

  • Implement Web Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

  • Install the hardware and software required for smart card authentication


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  • Complete eBook in PDF format
  • About Brian Komar with the Microsoft PKI TeamBrian Komar, president of IdentIT Inc., is a principal consultant specializing in network security and PKI. Brian has authored MCSE Training Kits, Microsoft Prescriptive Architecture Guides, and PKI white papers, and he is the coauthor of the Microsoft Windows® Security Resource Kit. Brian is also a frequent speaker at IT conferences such as Microsoft TechEd, Windows and .NET Magazine Connections, and Microsoft IT Forum.
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