PKI Insights Recap – Microsoft Intune Cloud PKI

We recently had the opportunity to revise and launch our monthly webinar series focused on PKI technologies. Our new program “PKI Insights” will be held each month and cover timely topics that are affecting enterprises around the world as it relates to PKI. Over the last many years, we have had a large amount of…

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Hidden switches of Certutil.exe and Certreq.exe

Hey Kids, Rock and Roll! Two of the most reliable toolsets in Windows for the last two decades have been the tandem of certutil.exe and certreq.exe. It’s no secret there are a wealth of very useful functions exposed in the basic usage of these tools, also documented publicly here: certutil.exe public documentation certreq.exe public documentation…

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The Hidden Cost of a Single Click

I type how I talk, and I tell stories in the voice of the time. It was a different time in corporate IT and a different attitude with the Microsoft stack ranking system. In 2007 I interviewed for the ACE Team at Microsoft and one of my interviewers was Roger Grimes. He asked me “How…

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Field Report – Stop REACTING to Expired CRLs

In this article, I continue to dig into how we are changing the world of PKI administration with PKI Spotlight. One of the most common issues organizations face around the world is due to expired Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs). If you’re not already familiar, Certificate Authorities (CA) are not involved in the moment-to-moment verification of…

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