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ALSO CALLED: P K I, Public-key Infrastructure, PKI Security, PKI
DEFINITION: A registration authority (RA) is an authority in a network that verifies user requests for a digital certificate and tells the certificate authority (CA) to issue it. RAs are part of a public key infrastructure (PKI), a networked system that enables companies and users to exchange information and money safely and securely. The digital certificate contains a public key that is used to encrypt and  … 
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Securing Your PKI Building Trust You Can Depend On
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Discover several security risks of typical enterprise and government PKIs and why higher assurance solutions are vital for security purposes.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Thales

Upgrading and Improving the Trust of Microsoft Windows Certificate Authorities
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the history of Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, including the cryptographic landscape when it was introduced and the improvements along the way.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2014

Thales

Providing a single source for secure identity solutions
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find 6 product lines that provide a foundation for multi-layered security, as well as several key benefits of having complete access control for your organization.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

HID

Fundamentals of the PKI Infrastructure
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This article reviews the basics of PKI, which increases data security through the use of advanced access methods and ensures that the authenticity of the data flow is preserved.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

Securing Identities and Data Across Mobile Apps
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 3 major challenges in protecting user identities through mobile applications. Read on to discover a mobile gateway solution that offers secure access and user protection.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

SOA Appliances: A Simple & Secure Approach to Integration across SOA, API & Cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore an alternative to ESBs -- a SOA integration appliance that offers simplified integration across SOA, APIs, and the cloud, along with native security functions. Read now to see how built-in security functions reduce complexities and costs.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

CA Technologies.

EMC Integration of PKI and Authentication Services for Securing VMWare Vcloud Suite 5.1 Environments
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This Proven Solutions Guide provides procedures for integrating hardened components including VMware vSphere, and unifying the environment's authentication mechanisms with a centralized directory. This guide details a secure multitenant Compute-as-a-Service cloud solution.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

EMC & Arrow

What you didn’t know about Certificate-Based Authentication
sponsored by OpenTrust
WHITE PAPER: You may want to consider a next-generation Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solution to improve IT security cost-effectively. Read this whitepaper to learn what you should know about next-gen PKI.
Posted: 29 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

OpenTrust

The Technical Complexities and Risks of Public Key Authentication: The Lack of SSH User Key Management in Large Enterprises Today
sponsored by SSH Communications Security Corp.
WHITE PAPER: While SSH (Secure Shell) user keys are often used for granting system access for system administrators, many organizations lack the proper processes for effectively managing them, introducing a number of security risks. This paper highlights ten (10) technical challenges and risks related to public key authentication and how to address them.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 21 May 2012

SSH Communications Security Corp.

Email Security- The IBE Architectural Advantage
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the challenges of securing business communication and how to overcome it. View now to explore the shortcomings of existing encryption solutions, key requirements for ubiquitous secure business communication, how Identity-based encryption (IBE) meets these requirements, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2012

Voltage Security, Inc.

Securing your Private Keys as Best Practice for Code Signing Certificates
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines recent security breaches such as Stuxnet, and offers best practice measures, especially for the Windows platform, that can help to safeguard private keys so that your company doesn't become tools of malicious hackers.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 28 Jul 2011

VeriSign EMEA

Managed Public Key Infrastructure: Securing Your Business Applications
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: The VeriSign® Managed PKI service is an outsourced offering that enables enterprises of any size to rapidly and confidently deploy PKI services. It alleviates the burden of planning, building, and maintaining a PKI, while allowing enterprises to maintain internal control over digital-certificate issuance, suspension, and revocation.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

VeriSign EMEA

Embedded Security: Trusted Platform Module Technology Comes of Age
sponsored by Utimaco Safeware
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the benefits that TPM chips bring to security-conscious businesses, and the ways in which this technology can elevate trusted computing to higher levels, enhancing security while simplifying usability.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

Utimaco Safeware

Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange - A Non-Mathematician's Explanation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The Diffie-Hellman algorithm is one of the most common protocols used today. An understanding of its underlying protocols & processes helps a great deal when trouble-shooting a system. This white paper takes a simple approach to explaining ...
Posted: 10 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Global Knowledge

Managing Security on Mobile Phones
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the challenges of provisioning and managing security in mobile phone environments and how a well-designed deployment system can alleviate these challenges.
Posted: 17 May 2005 | Published: 01 Apr 2005

Nokia

PKI Certificates - A Source of Confusion?
sponsored by ArticSoft
WHITE PAPER: If you look inside MS Outlook at the security tab or you visit any of your favorite PKI or CA vendors, you will be educated in the need to understand the certificate.
Posted: 04 Apr 2002 | Published: 19 Feb 2002

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PUBLIC KEY INFRASTRUCTURE DEFINITION (continued): … A registration authority (RA) is an authority in a network that verifies user requests for a digital certificate and tells the certificate authority (CA) to issue it. RAs are part of a public key infrastructure (PKI), a networked system that enables companies and users to exchange information and money safely and securely. The digital certificate contains a public key that is used to encrypt and decrypt messages and digital signatures.
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