PKI Health Check

How healthy is your PKI?

Once your Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is up and running, it’s tempting to leave it alone.

However, not performing regular maintenance and security checks can leave you vulnerable to interlopers or impending expirations. The consequences of which include data breaches, downtime, and compliance failures.

Architecture and security model review of your PKI.

A PKI Health Check from CSS includes a complete review of your PKI implementation, assessment of the scalability of your existing PKI against the future business needs of the business units, and recommendations for an appropriate design and methodology leading to reliable, secure authentication going forward.

Each aspect of your PKI is reviewed and recommendations are provided:

  • Architecture – to include trust chain and trust boundary recommendations
  • System Configuration – documentation on CA settings, which include certificate details and analytics
  • Security Model – which looks at defined permissions and assurance levels
  • Policy Review – Certificate Policy (CP) and Certification Practice Statement (CPS) review
  • Enrollment Models – evaluation of current certificate enrollment practices such as Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP)
  • Revocation – review of CRL configurations and publishing locations
  • Audit – review audit settings and compliance requirements
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity – evaluate operational requirements and capabilities
  • Current State Recommendations – suggest changes based on findings
  • Future State Recommendations – architecture of new environmental considerations

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A PKI Health Check ensures

  • High availability and fault tolerance
  • Agility for expanding applications
  • Secure certificate issuance and revocation policies
  • Strong cryptographic processes
  • Adherence to best practices and industry standards

Benefits of a PKI Health Check

  • Reduced risk
  • Reduced cost
  • Increased uptime
  • Compliance
  • Reduced attack vectors
  • Predictable operational cycles

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If you need a PKI Readiness Assessment and a PKI Health Check, ask your sales rep about a package.