Certificate Lifecycle Management

Approximately 80% of successfully deployed PKIs and Trust Services depends on a correct and effective design of procedures and workflows.

Digital certificates are important for protecting our privacy within digital world. Management of certificates can be a complex task if we do not have correct understanding of its purpose from the very beginning.

Trends are decreasing certificate validity period in order to avoid upcoming threats and renew certificates and private keys more frequently. Without managing the complete lifecycle of certificates we are exposed to vulnerabilities that can compromise our data.


Organizations experienced unplanned outage due to unmanaged certificates

Because of no certificate visibility and awareness about the expiration dates, self-signed certificates, and validation status


of infrastructures lack resources and skills

Which is why the design and related procedures lack effectiveness and becomes vulnerable

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Applications in average use certificates

Where the trust plays important role and is increasing annually; the need for the management also increases

Important steps to successfully manage certificates

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Questions you need to know answer for

How many certificates we have in the infrastructure?

Are certificates used trusted or self-signed?

What is the ratio of internal and external certificates?

Do we have self-signed certificates?

How many certification authorities we have?

What is their purpose of our certification authority?

How are identities provisioned?

How do we validate the status of certificate?