Monday, August 15, 2016

PKI and Security+

A Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a group of technologies used to request, create, manage, store, distribute, and revoke digital certificates. If you're planning on taking the Security+ exam, you should have a good understanding of PKI components. For example, can you answer this question?

Q. An organization is planning to implement an internal PKI for smart cards. Which of the following should the organization do FIRST?
A. Install a CA.
B. Generate key pairs.
C. Generate a certificate.
D. Identify a recovery agent.

More, do you know why the correct answer is correct and the incorrect answers are incorrect? You can view the answer and explanation here.