Case Studies and Examples

Understanding the benefits and mistakes made by large organizations that have used PKI will be beneficial to you when implementing a successful PKI. These examples show a few ways PKI is currently used, as well as how it can fail.

Private Sector Case Study

Perot Systems implemented PKI for enhancing authentication for remote access. Perot Systems soon found that PKI could be used to extend authentication to applications in order to enable email encryption for confidentiality, digital certificates for nonrepudiation, and eForms to eliminate paperwork and expedite processing.

Perot Systems used PKI to authenticate users and devices as part of the VPN network for server-to-server virtual private networking, Intranet, ...

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