Public Key Infrastructure

Digital Key Management

Digital Certificates

TLS/SSL Certificates

Certificate Management

Certificate Authority

Certificate Scanning

Encryption Standards, Regulations, and Algorithms

Certificate Request

Chain of Trust

Certificate Provisioning

Certificate Renewal and Revocation

Buying a Certificate from CA

PKI for IoT

Stages in Certificate Lifecycle

Like passwords and keys, certificates also go through a cycle. They’re created, provisioned into the infrastructure, and have a finite validity period after which they expire. The stages involved in a TLS/SSL certificate’s lifecycle are:

  1. Certificate Request
  2. Certificate Issuance
  3. Certificate Provisioning
  4. Certificate Scanning
  5. Certificate Revocation/Renewal
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