PKI security study: Results and observations

The State of PKI Security and Management: Survey Report

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Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) stands as the most important layer of defense against attackers for an internet-facing system. However, certificate-related issues still plague businesses, resulting in thousands of dollars worth of losses every single year.

A 2019 study has revealed that businesses’ PKI setups have a long way to go before they’re considered truly secure and effective.

In this whitepaper, find the results of the study that reveal the state of PKI in the industry today – including some surprising statistics, such as:

  • 30% still use spreadsheets to manage their PKI
  • 5% were hit by 5-10 certificate-related outages in the past year
  • 40% used some type of encryption to secure private keys
Vendor:
AppViewX
Posted:
05 Nov 2019
Published:
04 Nov 2019
Format:
PDF
Length:
16 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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