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Windows Server® 2008 PKI and Certificate Security by Brian Komar

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Case Study: Planning PKI Management Roles

In this case study, you will look at the definition of PKI Management roles.

Scenario

You are the security services manager for Tailspin Toys. Your organization implements a two-tier CA hierarchy, as shown in Figure 13-2.

The Tailspin Toys CA hierarchy

Figure 13-2. The Tailspin Toys CA hierarchy

The CA hierarchy implements two issuing CAs:

  • Tailspin Toys Infrastructure CA This CA issues certificates to domain controllers, servers, computers, and network devices.

  • Tailspin Toys Employee CA This CA issues certificates to employees (users) of Tailspin Toys.

The issuing CAs are managed by two different teams: The network services team manages the ...

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