Digital certificates are used to associate a public key with an individual or organization. In this video, Mike Chapple explains how you can work with a certificate authority to create a digital certificate.
- [Instructor] Now that you understand … hash functions and digital signatures, … we can cover how a certificate authority … creates a digital certificate … that associates a public key … with an individual or organization. … The process for creating digital certificates … follows the X.509 standard … created by the International Telecommunications Union. … Therefore, you might hear digital certificates … referred to as X.509 certificates. … Let's say that Alice … wants to obtain a new digital certificate. … She first creates a public private key pair … for the encryption algorithm of her choice. … She then creates a message … called the Certificate Signing Request or CSR. … The CSR contains Alice's Public Key … as well as her name and other identifying information … such as an email address or server name. … Alice then sends the CSR … to the certificate authority of her choice. … This might be an independent organization … that is trusted by many people around the world, … or it may be a private certificate authority, …
- Block storage types
- Cloud storage security threats
- Encryption basics
- Choosing encryption algorithms
- Key management
- Public key infrastructure (PKI)
- Creating and revoking digital signatures
- Securing common protocols
- Data protection
- Information management
- Information rights management
- Logging security events
- Continuous security monitoring
Skill Level Intermediate
CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002) Cert Prep: 2 Securitywith Joseph Holbrook1h 31m Intermediate
1. Cloud Data Storage
3. Key Management
4. Public Key Infrastructure
5. Cryptographic Applications
6. Data Protection
7. Information Management
8. Data Event Auditability
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