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PowerShell PKI (PSPKI) 3.7 enhancements – OCSP Revocation Configuration Management

By Vadims Podāns | Aug 14, 2020

Hello everyone, today is a second post in OCSP server management in Windows PowerShell. First blog post in the series was about OCSP server management. Today, I will discuss about Online Responder revocation configuration management using Windows PowerShell.IntroEvery single Microsoft Online Responder is capable to provide certificate status for multiple different certification authorities. When OCSP…

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PowerShell PKI (PSPKI) 3.7 enhancements – OCSP Server Management

By Vadims Podāns | Aug 6, 2020

Today I’m starting a series of blog posts where I will explore new features we have added to PowerShell PKI module, version 3.7. First post is dedicated to Online Responders. The biggest part of this release is Microsoft OCSP Server, or Online Responder management feature. In this post, I will show general Online Responder server…

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PowerShell PKI Module (PSPKI) v3.7

By Vadims Podāns | Aug 3, 2020

Hello everyone, I’m excited to announce a public availability of PowerShell PKI module v3.7. New version is a big work around various aspects such as Microsoft Online Responder management, security descriptors. Here is a summary of what we’ve done. PowerShell Module Compatibility We have added syntax compatibility with PowerShell 6.x and newer PowerShell versions. New…

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SSL Certificate Verifier Tool v1.5.4 update

By Vadims Podāns | Jul 31, 2020

Hello everyone! This week, we help a “Validating SSL Certificates the Easy Way” webinar where we talked about common SSL/TLS and displayed our free and open source SSL Certificate Verifier tool in action with new features. Previous version of the tool was GUI-only and lacked exportable reports and any automation/scripting capabilities. I’ve addressed these limitations…

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PKI Solutions Expands to Australia & New Zealand

By ThePKIGuy | Jun 29, 2020

I am proud to announce that we recently completed a licensing partnership with SSS IT Security Specialists to bring our newly announced Online PKI Assessment Portal and our well-known online PKI training courses to Australia and New Zealand! Through this agreement, SSS IT Security will be able to offer the ANZ region sales and services…

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Announcing the Online PKI Assessmental Portal

By ThePKIGuy | Jun 24, 2020

I am extremely proud to announce that today we have launched our Online PKI Assessment Portal. This new service is the first of its kind to offer online, automated, self-paced review and assessments of Microsoft ADCS based PKIs. We have been performing onsite PKI Assessments for customers for years now. Typically focused on the design,…

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Changes to SSL/TLS Certificate Validity Periods – September 2020

By ThePKIGuy | Jun 17, 2020

It was recently announced that Google Chrome will be joining Apple Safari in implementing a change to publicly trusted SSL/TLS certificates. This change, however, will impact organizations operating their own internal PKI as well. While the change was initially submitted to the official CA/Browser Forum, the vote failed last year. However, both Apple and Google…

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Our Advanced PKI Training Course Is Now Online

By ThePKIGuy | May 7, 2020

Now is the time to keep your PKI healthy – now more than ever. The key to operating and maintaining your PKI is understanding how it all works. We all know that PKIs are the foundational backbone of enterprise IT security, IoT, and industry specific security standards. Ensuring the security and integrity of your PKI…

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Are You Managing Your Secrets?

By ThePKIGuy | Apr 23, 2020

Do you know where your organization’s secrets are kept? The modern IT landscape is filled with secrets: certificates, cryptocurrency wallets, SQL connection strings, storage account keys, passwords, and encryption keys. Getting a handle on secrets management can be a top challenge. Knowing where secrets are kept in the company is critical – and sometimes easier…

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