Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
The following books provide detailed information about certificates, certification authorities, public key encryption, and public key infrastructure (PKI):
Austin, Thomas, PKI:A Wiley Tech Brief. John Wiley & Sons, December 2000.
Feghhi, Jalal and Jalil Feghhi, Secure Networking with Windows 2000 and Trust Services. Addison-Wesley Pub Co., February 2001.
Housley, R.P., and T. Polk. 2001. Planning for PKI. New York, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Howard, Michael, Designing Secure Web-Based Applications for Microsoft Windows 2000. Microsoft Press, August 2000.
Kaufman, C., Perlman, R., and M. Speciner. 1995. Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Inc.
Schneier, Bruce, Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C. John Wiley & Sons, December 1995.
The following resources have in-depth information about planning, deploying, and using a public key infrastructure with Windows Certificate Services:
Microsoft Security on the Microsoft Web site.
For updated technical information, see: