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Awarded the Microsoft Security MVP Accreditation

By ThePKIGuy | Jan 1, 2015

What a great way to start 2015, with the turn to the new year I arrived in the office to see that I had been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Security accreditation. I am extremely honored and glad to receive this award for my participation and contribution to the Microsoft technical community in…

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TechMentor Orlando 2014 Presentations Now Available

By ThePKIGuy | Dec 10, 2014

My three sessions from the recent TechMentor conference (part of 360! Live) in Orlando Florida are now available online. They are in my presentation archive here: The session topics were: Top 20 PKI Deployment Mistakes Securing Cloud Servers and Services with PKI Certificates Managing and Deploying BYOD Identity Solutions with a Microsoft PKI

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Microsoft TechEd Europe – Top 10 PKI Deployment Mistakes

By ThePKIGuy | Oct 28, 2014

Today I had the pleasure of speaking at the Microsoft TechEd Europe 2014 conference in Barcelona Spain. It was an event I have been looking forward to and judging from the pre-registrations to my sessions, it was going to be a good audience. Indeed it was – over 500 registrations for the sessions and the…

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HSMs and the changing PKI Ecosystem

By ThePKIGuy | Oct 9, 2014

As I head back from the 1st annual Thales HSM User Group (HUG) conference in Chicago, I have been reflecting on the sessions and information that was shared at the conference. There is a ground swell of awareness around information protection and identity assurance. What was once the theoretical concepts of corporate espionage and dark…

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ADCS Hotfix and Known Issues

By ThePKIGuy | Sep 10, 2014

It’s been on my to-do list for a number of years but I’ve never had a chance to get to it. That is what tends to happen when you work at a big corporation and there are competing interests and demands on your time. But being the small business man that I am, I can…

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I'm Speaking at Microsoft TechEd Barcelona 2014

By ThePKIGuy | Aug 22, 2014

Come see me at this years Microsoft EMEA TechEd in Barcelona Oct 26-30. I will be addressing some of the most common PKI mistakes almost every organization makes. Come learn how to improve your security and management of this core infrastructure component.  

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NYC PKI Class is now Forming

By ThePKIGuy | Aug 22, 2014

Due to over-whelming demand for the 4-day PKI Training Course in Washington DC, I am now forming a class for New York City. I am currently targeting January 2015 and have a limited number of seats remaining. Contact me for more details. Here is the training class brochure.

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PKI In-Depth Training In New York City & San Francisco

By ThePKIGuy | Aug 18, 2014

I am now fielding interest for the 4-day PKI In-Depth Training course to be held in New York City and for San Francisco. Both are half-way to minimum course size. Dates will be established based on attendee availability. I will also be covering the new NDES Policy Module feature in 2012 R2 and the topics…

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Nearing Release – White Paper on Securing and Hardening NDES for BYOD Solutions

By ThePKIGuy | Aug 16, 2014

I am working on wrapping up a Microsoft sponsored White Paper entitled – Securing and Hardening Network Device Enrollment Service with Server 2012 R2. The paper is focusing on the new NDES Policy Module and methods to secure and protect the perimeter service. It integrates with Microsoft SCCM an Intune to provide a holistic BYOD…

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