Description - Planning for PKI by Russ Housley
An in-depth technical guide on the security technology driving Internet e-commerce expansion. "Planning for PKI" examines the number-one Internet security technology that will be widely adopted in the next two years. Written by two of the architects of the Internet PKI standards, this book provides authoritative technical guidance for network engineers, architects, and managers who need to implement the right PKI architecture for their organization. The authors discuss results and lessons learned from early PKI pilots, helping readers evaluate PKI deployment impact on current network architecture while avoiding the pitfalls of early technical mistakes. Four technical case studies detail the do's and don'ts of PKI implementation, illustrating both successes and failures of different deployments. Readers will also learn how to leverage future PKI-related technologies for additional benefits.
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(246mm x 197mm x 27mm)
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Author Biography - Russ Housley
RUSS HOUSLEY is Chief Scientist for SPYRUS, a leading provider of security products. He has contributed to the development of many standards, including PKIX Part 1, S/MIME, and MSP, the security cornerstone of the U.S. Defense Message System. He is a member of the President's Export Council Subcommittee on Encryption, and chair of the IETF S/MIME Working Group. TIM POLK is the technical lead for PKI at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has participated in federal PKI projects, such as the Federal Bridge CA project, since 1995. He has contributed to the development of many standards including PKIX Part 1. He is currently the co-chair of the IETF PKIX Working Group.