Security

Private Key-Duplication: The Safe Use of Wildcard and Multi-Server Certificates

Provided by Entrust

Category Security

Type White Paper

Length 8

Publish Date March 06 2017

Date posted September 04 2017

Overview

The need for multi-server and wildcard certificates has grown in recent years due to the increased deployment of sophisticated public-key technology and the need for greater flexibility. However, it’s vital that these certificates are properly managed because if they get into the wrong hands, organisations will find themselves vulnerable to attacks. This paper looks in greater detail at these two types of certificates and discusses how to manage the consequences of network attacks when using wildcard and multi-server certificates.

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