Chapter 22

Implementing the Appropriate PKI Solution

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • PKI Hierarchy: This section covers certificate authorities (CAs), subordinate/intermediate CAs, and registration authorities (RAs).

  • Certificate Types: This section covers wildcard certificates, extended validation, multidomain, and general purpose certificates.

  • Certificate Usages/Profiles/Templates: This section covers client authentication, server authentication, digital signatures, and code signing.

  • Extensions: This section covers Common Name (CN) and Subject Alternate Name (SAN).

  • Trusted Providers: This section covers the importance of securing the supply chain.

  • Trust Model: This section covers various PKI architectures.

  • Cross-certification: This ...

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