Solution Brief

X.509 Certificate and Key Lifecycle Automation with nCipher Security and AppViewX

Public key infrastructure (PKI) has become standard for enterprises trying to secure data and authenticate devices on the move. X.509 certificates –SSL/TLS– are just one of the many PKI systems widely adopted by enterprises, all of which include both private and public keys. The public key, as the name suggests, is open to public data encryption, while the private keys are kept confidential for decryption purposes. This makes a private key the single most important asset of any infrastructure.