The proper design and architecture of a PKI is critical to its long term viability and integrity. The choices and procedures used before the first piece of software is ever installed is critical. Many security requirements must be properly defined well before the project moves forward. PKI Solutions can provide you the expertise you need to ensure your environment will not only meet your needs today, but is properly designed for your needs down the road. No one wants to tear out a core piece of their identity solution because a security consideration was overlooked.
PKI Solutions can work with you to define an environment that mitigates unacceptable security risks. We can walk you down the PKI security “rabbit hole” until you fully understand the risks and how they can be remediated in your enterprise. Collusion requirements? We can help with that. Non-Repudiation needs? Yup, we can show you how to architect your PKI to meet those needs.
Do you need a Hardware Security Module (HSM) for your PKI Environment? Don’t know? To get the most benefit of these devices, they should be implemented before you deploy your first CA.
More PKI environments are abandoned or retired due to improper security controls and documentation than you would believe. Very seldom is a PKI ever down-graded to a lower security posture. Do it right the first time and save your future budget for another project.