Introduction to the Public Key Infrastructure for the Internet / Edition 1

Introduction to the Public Key Infrastructure for the Internet / Edition 1

by Messaoud Benantar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130609277

ISBN-13: 9780130609274

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Pearson Education

The practical, results-focused PKI primer for every security developer and IT manager.

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and related standards give you powerful new ways to solve your toughest e-commerce and Internet security problems. Now there's a comprehensive PKI primer for both technical and nontechnical professionals. IBM security expert Messaoud Benantar

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The practical, results-focused PKI primer for every security developer and IT manager.

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and related standards give you powerful new ways to solve your toughest e-commerce and Internet security problems. Now there's a comprehensive PKI primer for both technical and nontechnical professionals. IBM security expert Messaoud Benantar delivers the in-depth guidance developers and managers need to make PKI work, including coverage of important related topics such as ASN.1 and PKCS. From start to finish, Benantar focuses on getting results—and on answering your most critical questions about PKI deployment, operation, and administration. Coverage includes:

  • The fundamentals of secret and public key cryptography
  • The challenge of key distribution, and the central role of public key assurance systems
  • Using PKIX to build secure Internet systems
  • Understanding the PKIX notational language, data encoding scheme, and topology
  • Implementing effective PKI trust models
  • Using LDAP as an Internet repository for PKIX
  • Certificate validation, credentials management, and key rollover issues

Benantar's detailed real-world scenarios give developers, administrators, and decision-makers unprecedented insight for deploying effective PKI/PKIX systems. If you plan to use these breakthrough Internet security technologies, there's no better resource.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130609274
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Secret Key Cryptograpy1
Ch. 2Secret Key Distribution and Management15
Ch. 3Public Key Cryptography25
Ch. 4Public Key Establishment - the PKIX Way45
Ch. 5X.509 Certificate and CRL Extensions91
Ch. 6Trust Establishment in PKIX119
Ch. 7PKIX Topology and Operational Protocols143
Ch. 8PKI Certificate and CRL Repositories183
Ch. 9PKI Credentials Management199
Ch. 10PKI-Based Security Applications213
References237
Index243

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