Masterclass: Public Key Infrastructure Management

Live Virtual Class – Super Intensive Remote Training with Labs!
(9:00am – 4:00pm CEST Monday to Friday)

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Masterclass: Public Key Infrastructure Management

This is an international Live Virtual Class, which means you will share the learning experience in a group of IT pros from around the world! The class is taught in English by CQURE Cybersecurity Experts. Remember that this course is limited to 12 participants total to ensure the highest quality and unique learning experience. During this course you will have an opportunity to interact with the instructor and get their help with any problems you might encounter, just as if it was a regular class.

Upcoming Live Virtual Classes

Live Virtual Class Length Start Date Instructor
Register Now 5 days-35h 26.07.2021 Mike Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.D.
Register Now 5 days-35h 26.07.2021 Mike Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.D.
Register Now 5 days-35h 06.12.2021 Mike Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.D.

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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.

Certification:

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!

COURSE FORMULA

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.

COURSE SYLLABUS

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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YOUR TEACHER

Mike Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.d.

Cybersecurity Expert, CQURE's Director of Consulting

Mike Jankowski-Lorek is a solution architect, developer, data scientist and security expert with more than 15-years’ experience in the field. He designs and implements solutions for Databases, Network & Management area, mainly for Microsoft platform for medium to enterprise level organizations. Mike holds multiple certifications, especially security, database and software development related. He is one of core Experts at CQURE and holds a PhD in Computer Science.

Krystian Zieja

System Architect & Solutions Expert

Krystian is a professional Infrastructure and Database Consultant with over 16 years of extensive experience in designing IT solutions. His practice spans from teaching Oracle Courses in OAI at the University, to providing services for big public and consulting companies serving Clients from four continents. Being a holder of numerous IT certificates such as OCP, MCSE, MCDBA and CISSP, he is highly skilled in management as well as in programming SQL and NoSQL databases.

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.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Audience

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

Recommendations

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

Exercises

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

“Totally professional, total great stuff, in-depth knowledge and a perfect Learning Atmosphere! I like it! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and knowledge!”

Martin Webber

CTO - IT.innovation.4U

“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

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