Solution Brief

Cloud-Based Private PKI – A modern and efficient approach
Alternative to Microsoft On-prem PKI

Cloud-Based PKI SAAS Subscription Software

What Are the Private PKI and Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services?

This refers to a PKI that is only used to secure your internal network, whereby an Internal Certificate Authority (CA) issues private TLS/SSL certificates to encrypt communication between internal servers and machine equivalents. Microsoft ADCS is an internal/private PKI infrastructure

Problem to Solve:

The time and expenses required to refresh and continually manage private, old PKI infrastructures, specifically Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS).

Cause of the Problem:

The limited ability of Microsoft ADCS to keep up with a modern enterprise’s private PKI needs, resulting in unnecessary costs associated with maintaining legacy software/hardware, supporting infrastructure, and tying up valuable labor expertise.

How Do Cloud-Based Solutions Solve the Problem:

  • Provide security teams with a private, cloud-based, SaaS-subscription PKI that drives value and cost reduction by eliminating challenges associated with legacy software/hardware, labor expertise, infrastructure costs, and MS ADCS fees.
  • Integrate with certificate lifecycle management solutions such as Venafi or KeyFactor.
  • Additional benefits – Auto-enroll: SCEP, MDM, ACME, protect with redundant FIPS 140-2/L3 HSMs, quickly change PKI hierarchy and profiles, be scalable and adaptable.

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