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PKI Glossary of Terms

By ThePKIGuy | Apr 1, 2019

Over the course of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) design, implementation, and management, you will encounter many terms and acronyms that are defined in this document. The biggest part of the PKI implementation process is meeting with the stakeholders to ask and answer questions about where things are, how they work, what they struggle with today,…

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Find @ThePKIGuy at RSA Conference 2019

By Kelly Stremel | Mar 1, 2019

We thought we would have a little fun at RSA this year, with a bit of sleuthing and a cool giveaway courtesy of The PKI Guy! Maybe you need a deep-dive into Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) to take your PKI skills to the next level? PKI Solutions will soon…

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Object Identifiers (OID) in PKI

By Jake Grandlienard | Jan 8, 2019

A common question asked in our classes when we cover object identifiers (OIDs) is if there is a list of all the OIDs in a PKI environment. An object identifier is a string of decimal numbers that uniquely identifies an object. Since it isn’t a quick answer, I created this post to go a little…

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7 Top Cybersecurity Trends in 2019

By ThePKIGuy | Dec 11, 2018

Forty-three percent of businesses were a victim of a cybersecurity breach in the past year, based on the recent Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018. Organizations are continuing to do a less than stellar job protecting their users’ data from inadvertent exposure, such as exposed APIs, poor authentication, etc. In fact, 4.5 billion data records were…

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What Types of Threats and Encryption Will We See in 2019?

By Kelly Stremel | Nov 26, 2018

What were the biggest cybersecurity concerns of 2018? What will the biggest technology trends be in 2019? Mark is interviewed about threats and encryption, taking a look at cybersecurity in 2018 and a look ahead to 2019. Check out the Q&A in Solutions Review.

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The Evolving Sense of Trust in the Age of Cryptocurrency

By Kelly Stremel | Nov 6, 2018

With the rise of cryptocurrency, how we perceive the notion of trust is changing. Will cryptocurrency change our perception of trustworthy persons? Do we need to redefine and profile how we investigate and control personnel with digital currency? Mark’s premise is that we need trust to be the cornerstone before digital currency can gain wide…

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How to Make Informed Risk Management Decisions About What to Store in the Cloud

By Kelly Stremel | Nov 6, 2018

There are risk management issues with the cloud. In his article, Mark discusses how organizations need to proceed with caution about what they store, outlines security risks, and makes recommendations. Check out his latest article in Security Magazine.

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Mark Speaking at BSides PDX on October 27

By Kelly Stremel | Oct 15, 2018

Join Mark B. Cooper, president and founder of PKI Solutions, at this year’s BSides PDX, a gathering of the most interesting infosec minds in Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Mark will give a special presentation on “The Secret to Secrets Management” on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm. In his presentation,…

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Cloud Insecurity: The Need for Stronger Identity Management

By Kelly Stremel | Sep 10, 2018

With cloud usage growing exponentially, are we asking enough questions about cloud security for organizations to make informed risk management decisions? Mark addresses these issues, including should you entrust your private keys in the cloud? Check out his latest article in ISACA’s The Nexus.  

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