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How to Detect Expiring Certificates

By Mike Cooper / April 7, 2020

How to Detect Expiring Certificates Elephants and Other Hi-Tech Methods All X.509 digital certificates expire. It’s only a question of time. If you follow best…

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Video: Fast and Easy Certificate Creation on Linux from Microsoft ADCS

By Mike Cooper / March 10, 2020

Fast and Easy Certificate Creation on Linux from Microsoft ADCS This demonstration shows how to quickly and easily create X.509 digital certificates on Linux from…

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Why Self-Signed Certificates Are Evil

By Mike Cooper / February 3, 2020

Why Self-Signed Certificates Are Evil Self-signed X.509 digital certificates are often used inside enterprises of all sizes on devices and application servers which use HTTPS. …

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How To Create Trusted X.509 Certificates On MacOS X

By Mike Cooper / August 13, 2019

How To Create Trusted X.509 Certificates On MacOS X Creating trusted enterprise certificates on Apple’s MacOS X has never been easy, but it can be.…

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CertAccord – How To Create Trusted Certificates From Command Line On MacOS X

By Mike Cooper / August 13, 2019

CertAccord – How To Create Trusted Certificates From Command Line On MacOS X Creating a trusted X.509 certificate on Apple’s MacOS X (as well as…

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MS-WCCE Automated Solution for MacOS X

By Mike Cooper / August 13, 2019

MS-WCCE Automated Solution for MacOS X Windows systems have long supported Microsoft Windows Client Certificate Enrollment (MS-WCCE) which provides automatic X.509 certificate deployment and renewal…

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MacOS X Certificate Auto Enrollment With Microsoft CA

By Mike Cooper / August 12, 2019

MacOS X Certificate Auto Enrollment With Microsoft CA There is no free MacOS X “client” which provides Auto Enrollment or integrates with the Microsoft PKI…

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Configuring Apache HTTPD TLS Using Microsoft ADCS Certificates

By Mike Cooper / April 4, 2018

Configuring Apache HTTPD TLS Using Microsoft ADCS Certificates This quick guide will give you step-by-step instructions on how to configure Apache HTTPD on Linux with…

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MS-WCCE Automated Solution for Linux

By Mike Cooper / March 29, 2018

MS-WCCE Automated Solution for Linux Windows systems have long supported Microsoft Windows Client Certificate Enrollment (MS-WCCE) which provides automatic X.509 certificate deployment and renewal with…

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Best Practices for Securing Private Keys

By Mike Cooper / September 8, 2016

Best Practices for Securing Private Keys When you leave home do you lock the front door but leave the key in the lock?  That’s the same…

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