Public Key Infrastructure Planning Task List

Table 12.4 summarizes the tasks you need to perform when planning PKI deployment.

Table 12.4 Public Key Infrastructure Planning Task List


Location in chapter

Identify certificate requirements.

Identify Your Certificate Requirements

Define processes for issuing certificates.

Defining Certificate Policies and Certification Authority Practices

Define CA trust hierarchy.

Define Certification Authority Trust Strategies

Define security requirements for CAs.

Define Security Requirements for Certification Authorities

Define certificate life cycles.

Define Certificate Life Cycles

Define certificate enrollment and renewal processes.

Define Certificate Enrollment and Renewal Processes

Define certificate revocation policies.

Define Certificate Revocation Policies

Define maintenance policies.

Define Maintenance Strategies

Define disaster recovery strategies.

Developing Recovery Plans

Create a rollout plan and schedule.

Deploying Your Public Key Infrastructure