DC313: PKI & Us

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PKI and all the things that go along with it. I’m frequently quoted as saying PKI is easy (and I stand by that statement) it’s the ancillary stuff that we invariably struggle with. I want to dig into what TPMs, HMACs, SmartCards, and other things are and why & how they impact PKI. I want to discuss OCSP & CRLs and the advantages and disadvantages of both. I want to start the presentation by giving a primer on different kinds of encryption (namely covering symmetric vs. asymmetric) and hashing and explain how they differ. I want to cover certificate chaining & key pairs & encryption algorithms.