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The PKI Guy discusses digital certificates security with Muralidharan Palanisamy of AppViewX

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Oct 18, 2018

Q&A with Muralidharan Palanisamy, chief solutions officer, AppViewX TPG: Tell us a little bit about AppViewX. MP: AppViewX is revolutionizing the way NetOps and SecOps teams deliver services to Enterprise IT. We have a modular, low-code software platform that enables the automation and orchestration of network and security infrastructure using an intuitive, context-aware, visual workflow.  …

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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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The PKI Guy talks quantum-safe security with Alexander Truskovsky of ISARA Corporation

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Aug 1, 2018

Q&A with Alexander Truskovsky, senior product manager, ISARA Corporation TPG: Tell us about ISARA.  AT: ISARA Corporation is a cybersecurity company specializing in creating production-ready quantum-safe solutions for today’s computing ecosystems. We enable OEMs to achieve a seamless migration to next-generation security measures by embedding our optimized quantum-safe algorithms and unique crypto-agile technology. We actively…

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MS Press Server 2008 PKI Book Errata launch

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Jul 16, 2018

For many years I’ve been tracking the corrections and issues in the last Microsoft Press Windows Server 2008 PKI book. All of these items have previously been incorporated into our standard deployment and consulting engagements as well as baked into our training courses. But I’ve long wanted to post an unofficial errata list for the…

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Boost Security in Your Organization with Tactical Two-Factor Authentication

By Kelly Stremel | Jul 10, 2018

For business applications, two-factor authentication is a must, especially for any employee or user accounts that have access to sensitive applications or customer information. Mark explains how automating and integrating two-factor authentication technology is a vital step to guarding against security breaches. Check out his latest article in ISACA’s The Nexus.

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The PKI Guy talks key management with Rashmi Jha of Microsoft

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Jun 29, 2018

Q&A with Rashmi Jha, senior program manager for Active Directory Certificate Services, Microsoft TPG: What is your involvement with Active Directory Certificate Services? RJ: I am the product manager for Active Directory Certificate Services. I own and influence the product’s design and features for vNext and existing releases too.   TPG: What is Microsoft’s Azure…

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PKI Explained: Why It Is Necessary and Relevant Now More Than Ever

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | May 16, 2018

Unauthorized access, unsigned applications (malware) and unsecured email. What can help prevent these top 3 cyberthreats impacting organizations today? Public key infrastructure (PKI). Mark explains PKI and authentication in an article in ISACA’s The Nexus. I like his analogy describing PKI as “a virtual, encrypted handshake.” Check out the article.

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BYOD Raises Challenges Around Identity and Access Management

By Kelly Stremel | Apr 18, 2018

We work in a bring-your-own-devices (BYOD) culture, which raises questions and challenges around identity and access management. Mark was interviewed by Solutions Review about BYOD security issues and what organizations can do. Check out the Q&A.

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