Masterclass: Windows Server – Public Key Infrastructure Management

Live Virtual Class – Super Intensive Remote Training with Labs!
(9:00am – 4:00pm CEST Monday to Friday)
3000 EUR 3500 EUR (net)
Early-bird offer valid till 6th May!

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Masterclass: Windows Server – Public Key Infrastructure Management

This is an international Live Virtual Class where you will be able to share the learning experience with a group of IT pros from around the world without leaving your home or office! The class is taught fully remotely in English by CQURE Cybersecurity Experts. In order to ensure the highest quality and unique learning experience, the course is limited to 12 participants by default, or supported by an assistant instructor if the number of delegates exceeds 12. During this course, you will have the opportunity to go through CQURE’s custom lab exercises, interact with our world-renowned Expert and receive a lifelong certification after completing the course!

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Upcoming Live Virtual Classes

Live Virtual Class Length Start Date Instructor
Pay & enroll 5 days-35h 27.05.2024 Mike Jankowski-Lorek, PhD

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Loads of Knowledge

This 5-day course is considered essential for anyone who would like to expand their knowledge about Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) in Microsoft technologies. During the course PKI is covered in depth, starting from the best practices for implementing secure and reliable PKI and ending up with most common scenarios of certificates usage in the enterprise environment.

To get more practice we offer three extra weeks of labs online!

At the end of the course you will be able to:


  • Understand the core essence of PKI and cryptography.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate PKI technologies.
  • Install and configure PKI environments according to the best practices taken from practical experience.
  • Secure existing PKI infrastructure.
  • Choose appropriate types and manage the certificate lifecycle.
  • Understand the benefits of certificates used in the infrastructure.
  • Adjust PKI to your business needs.
  • Become familiar with enterprise solutions that uses PKI and certificates for security.
  • Configure and use certificates in: IIS, VPN, Wi-Fi, file encryption, e-mail security and many more.

This course is ideal for:

Enterprise administrators, infrastructure architects, security professionals, systems engineers, network administrators, IT professionals, security consultants and other people responsible for implementing network and perimeter security.

To attend this training, you should have a good hands-on experience in administering Windows infrastructure. At least 8 years in the field is recommended.

Unique exercises:

All exercises are based on Windows Server 2016 and 2019, Windows 10 and Kali Linux. This course is based on practical knowledge from tons of successful projects, many years of real-world experience and no mercy for misconfigurations or insecure solutions! Remember that the labs will stay online for an extra three weeks so you may practice even more after the training is completed!

Platform and Technical Requirements:

To participate in the course you need a Stable internet connection. For best learning experience we also need you to have a webcam, headphones and a microphone. Open RDP port 3391 for the connection to the Lab environment is needed as well. We will setup a secure Zoom classroom for every day of the course – we will send you a safe link to join the conference by e-mail.


After finishing the course, you will be granted a CQURE Certificate of Completion. Please note that after completing the course you will also be eligible for CPE points!



Remote Delivery

We are Experts in remote delivery. In the past year, we have organized over 200 days of trainings and we have tested many solutions. The experience remains the same as in the case of face-to-face trainings – a personalized, lab intense training with a lot of interaction between you and the instructor.

Virtual Labs

You will be granted a lab access for the duration of the training and a complementary access for additional 3 weeks after the training concludes with new challenging exercise instructions. With the extra self-study materials, you will be able to refresh your knowledge, acquire new skills and practically apply the techniques you have just learned.

Lifelong Certification

What is wonderful about our certification is that it is lifetime valid with no renewal fees – the technology changes, but fundamentals and attitude remain mostly the same. Our Virtual Certificates, which entitle you to collect CPE Points, are issued via Accredible.


Module 1

Essence of PKI

  1. Cryptography basics
  2. Fundamentals of PKI
  3. Certificate types (X.509)
  4. Certification authorities
  5. Certificate Revocation Lists

Module 2

Designing and implementing CA Hierarchy

  1. Planning
  2. Preparing AD Environment
  3. Implementing CA Hierarchy
  4. Securing CA Hierarchy
  5. Role separation
  6. Security Policy

Module 3

PKI in Windows domain

  1. Managing PKI
  2. Configuring Certificate Templates
  3. Configuring Certificate Enrollment
  4. Configuring Key Archival and Recovery
  5. Configuring Trust Between Organizations

Module 4

Upgrading PKI Infrastructure

  1. Supported scenarios
  2. Upgrading certificate templates
  3. Migration scenarios

Module 5

PKI Security

  1. Deploying certificates to Domain Controllers
  2. Certificate Revocation
  3. Certificate Validation
  4. CDP, AIA and OCSP
  5. Planning and implementing disaster recovery
  6. Deploying Smart Cards
  7. TPM Virtual Smartcard
  8. Private key security with HSM

Module 6

Securing applications with PKI

  1. Secure IIS Traffic with SSL
  2. IIS certificate store security
  3. IIS users authentication
  4. Windows logon with Smart Cards
  5. E-mail security
  6. Encrypting file system
  7. EDocument and code signing

Module 7

PKI for network security

  1. VPN
  2. Wireless Networking
  3. 802.1X and NPS
  4. Radius server
  5. Ipsec
  6. Mobile devices certificates with MDM, SCEP and NDE
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Mike Jankowski-Lorek, PhD

CQURE Director of Consulting, Cybersecurity Expert, Trainer

Cybersecurity Expert with more than 20 years of experience in the field. Dr. Mike designs and implements solutions for organization identity and access, databases, network, as well as security monitoring and management. He also has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and since 2007, he has been a teacher at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw. His areas of expertise include Windows Infrastructure Security, cloud solutions, and Database Servers Security.

Michael Grafnetter

Cybersecurity Expert

Michael is an expert on Windows Security, Microsoft Azure and PowerShell, he holds a master’s degree in Software Engineering and in early 2021 he was awarded with the Microsoft Azure Most Valuable Professional title. He is an author of the open-source Directory Services Internals (DSInternals) PowerShell module and Thycotic Weak Password Finder, tools used by security auditors and penetration testers worldwide. His unique DSInternals Framework exposes many undocumented Active Directory security features, and it has already been integrated into multiple 3rd party solutions for Identity Management and Active Directory Disaster Recovery.



The course is perfect for enterprise administrators, infrastructure architects, security professionals, systems engineers, network administrators, IT professionals, security consultants.


We recommend to have at least 8 years in the field and experience in administering Windows infrastructure.


All the exercises are based on Windows Server 2016 and 2019, Windows 10 and Kali Linux.

Our students say…

“As I am a beginner in IT, the most exciting thing was the opportunity to participate in labs.”
“Mike is a fantastic trainer, I am very impressed with his knowledge of PKI and IT in general. Additionally, Mike is a very nice guy who is a pleasure to listen to :)”

Marcin Bocian

Cybersecurity Specialist - PKO Bank Polski

“The most significant for me was that the instructor had real world experience and not only what the course content was telling.”

Daniel Skaaning

IT-Coordinator - Rødovre Kommune

“I have attended CQURE’s training as someone who is not a security professional, but just an enthusiast, and I feel like I learned a A LOT. The whole training was loaded with information and nice demos of the latest technologies. On top of that — having an opportunity to ask and talk to professionals was priceless.”

Marek Chmel

SQL Server DBA - AT&T