Microsoft Windows Server 2003 PKI and Certificate Security

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 PKI and Certificate Security

by Brian Komar, Microsoft Corporation
     
 

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

Overview

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

CD features:

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  • Complete eBook in PDF format

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735620216
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
06/09/2004
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.51(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Komar is the owner and principal consultant for Komar Consulting, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in network security and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Brian partners with Microsoft on several ventures, which include developing security-related courseware for Microsoft Training & Certification, authoring material for Microsoft Prescriptive Architecture Guides, and writing PKI white papers for the Microsoft Security team. Brian is a frequent speaker at IT industry conferences such as Microsoft Tech Ed, MCP TechMentor, and Windows & .NET Magazine Connections. Brian lives in Winnipeg, Canada, with his wife Krista Kunz.

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