PKI Solutions Now Offers PKI Training Courses Online to Provide Flexibility to Students

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Self-Paced Courses Are a Deep Dive into Public Key Infrastructure, the Backbone of IT Security, IoT, 5G, and SHAKEN/STIR Technology Standard

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Online PKI Training Courses Give Students Flexibility

It’s no secret that a well-designed and deployed PKI will help your organization protect and manage data today and for years to come.

PKI Solutions, a company focused on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) consulting and training, today announced that its in-demand, technical Microsoft PKI In-Depth course is now available online: Learning how to correctly implement a PKI is crucial, especially since PKIs are the backbone of enterprise IT security and will become critical for Internet of Things (IoT) security, the forthcoming 5G cellular standard, and the SHAKEN/STIR technology standard to help prevent robocalls and spoofed calls. Students can get a deep dive into PKI and Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) — in a self-paced environment — and learn how to successfully design, implement, and manage highly-secure PKIs.

The Microsoft PKI In-Depth online course focuses on building knowledge and skills, with a strong emphasis on security, best practices, and hands-on skills labs — with other courses to follow later this year. The online courses will cover all of the same topics and lessons as the highly popular, in-person courses that the company has provided for many years, including more than 20 hours of content and labs. Students will receive access to download the student materials, lab manuals, and supporting materials. The courses will feature video, audio, and slide-based content, taught by Mark B. Cooper, president and founder of PKI Solutions and known as The PKI Guy. He has been working with PKIs for two decades and has led hundreds of PKI trainings around the world.

At enterprises, PKIs support network authentication, data encryption, code signing, and secure email. In addition, 42 percent of IoT devices such as temperature sensors, televisions, and smart vehicles will soon rely primarily on digital certificates for identification and authentication for security, according to the 2018 Global PKI Trends Study. SHAKEN/STIR uses digital certificates, based on common public key cryptography techniques, to ensure the calling number of a telephone call is secure.

Register at The cost for the online course is $5,000, but PKI Solutions is offering an introductory rate of $4,250. Corporate training pricing is also available, with subscription-based options and bulk discounts for multiple students.

“It’s no secret that a well-designed and deployed PKI will help your organization protect and manage data today and for years to come,” said Cooper, one of the course’s primary trainers. “Maybe you need a deep dive into PKI and ADCS to take your PKI skills to the next level or maybe you need to brush up on existing skills. Either way, we will empower you to improve your PKI skills with the latest in PKI training to stay ahead of the latest threats.”

In-Person PKI Training Courses Available For students who prefer in-person courses, there are several training workshops held throughout the year, instructed by Cooper:

  • Microsoft PKI In-Depth May 6-10, 2019, Washington, D.C.
  • Advanced Microsoft PKI, June 10-14, 2019, Portland, Oregon
  • Advanced Microsoft PKI, August 12-16, 2019, Washington, D.C.

These courses are also available for onsite delivery at organizations. Onsite deliveries offer the ability to customize the agenda, as well as define specific areas where additional emphasis is desired. For more information, visit

“The class was very informative and the labs especially useful. I have strongly recommended the class to others,” said Manish Patel, principal professional services consultant with Gemalto.

PKI Solutions offers PKI consulting, training, professional services, and assessments to help ensure the security of organizations now and in the future. With deep knowledge and experience in all things public key infrastructure (PKI)—Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS), PKI design and implementation, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile security—PKI Solutions has the best expertise for organizations of all sizes. PKI Solutions has implemented PKI solutions at enterprises, many of them Fortune 500 companies. PKI Solutions has led hundreds of PKI trainings, including private trainings, across the country and around the world. PKI courses, taught by the company’s founder and president, Mark B. Cooper, known as “The PKI Guy,” are now available online. More information about PKI Solutions is available by visiting

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