Mastering PKI (Public Key Infrastructure )

This 5-day course is considered essential for anyone who would like to expand their knowledge about Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) in Microsoft technologies. During the course PKI is covered in depth, starting from the best practices for implementing secure and reliable PKI and ending up with most common scenarios of certificate usage in the enterprise environment.

Audience:

Enterprise administrators, infrastructure architects, security professionals, systems engineers, network administrators, IT professionals, security consultants and other people responsible for implementing network and perimeter security.

Prerequisites:

To attend this training, you should have good hands-on experience in administering Windows infrastructure.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the core essence of PKI and cryptography.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate PKI technologies.
  • Install and configure PKI environments according to the best practices taken from practical experience.
  • Secure existing PKI infrastructure.
  • Choose appropriate types and manage the certificate lifecycle.
  • Understand the benefits of certificates used in the infrastructure.
  • Adjust PKI to your business needs.
  • Become familiar with enterprise solutions that uses PKI and certificates for security.
  • Configure and use certificates in: IIS, VPN, Wi-Fi, file encryption, e-mail security and many more.

Course material

Unique exercises:

All exercises are based on Windows Server 2016 and 2019, Windows 10 and Kali Linux. This course is based on practical knowledge from tons of successful projects, many years of real-world experience and no mercy for misconfigurations or insecure solutions! 

Virtual Labs

You will be granted a lab access for the duration of the training and a complementary access for additional 3 weeks after the training concludes with new challenging exercise instructions. With the extra self-study materials, you will be able to refresh your knowledge, acquire new skills and practically apply the techniques you have just learned.

Course outline:

Module 1: Essence of PKI
Module 2: Designing and Implementing CA Hierarchy
Module 3: PKI in Windows domain
Module 4: Upgrading PKI Infrastructure
Module 5: PKI Security
Module 6: Securing applications with PKI
Module 7: PKI for network security

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