Home > PKI > Entrust Authority PKI  
 
Products
- Entrust Authority
- Unicert Verizon
 
 
 
 

 

 

Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Entrust's first public-key infrastructure – the world's first commercially available PKI – was released in 1994. Now in its 7th edition, the Entrust Authority™ public-key infrastructure product portfolio is the industry's most relied upon PKI solution.


By managing the full lifecycles of digital certificate-based identities, Entrust Authority PKI enables encryption, digital signature and authentication capabilities to be consistently and transparently applied across a broad range of applications and platforms.


Modular and fully integrated, the Entrust Authority public key infrastructure portfolio is built on the foundation of Entrust Authority™ Security Manager, the Certification Authority (CA) system responsible for issuing and managing users' digital identities. Optional PKI components can then be easily integrated to help meet an organization's unique security requirements and transparently automate all security-related processes through one public-key infrastructure.


Entrust Authority also consists of a series of Toolkits to help developers apply best-in-class, public-key infrastructure security to custom applications.


The goal of a PKI is to establish and maintain a trustworthy networking environment. This goal is achieved by providing key and certificate management services that enable encryption and digital signature capabilities across applications in a way that is transparent and easy to use.


Entrust delivers the following optional components to enhance the public key infrastructure deployment, lower the total cost of ownership and meet unique, organization-specific security requirements.


Entrust Authority™ Administration Services
  Administration Services is a web-based application that enables delegated and distributed administration of the Entrust Authority Security Manager PKI with end-to-end security by enforcing all administrative transactions to be digitally signed.

Entrust Authority™ Auto-enrollment Server
  Auto-enrollment Server is an optional add-on to Entrust Authority Security Manager that, together with Entrust Entelligence™ Security Provider for Windows®, introduces the capability to automatically enroll users and computers with the public-key infrastructure for managed certificates when using a Windows® platform.

Entrust Authority™ Roaming Server
  Roaming Server allows users to log in and have secure access to sensitive information – from any location – without having to carry the PKI digital IDs necessary to establish a secure connection.

Entrust Authority Security Manager Proxy
  Security Manager Proxy allows customers to communicate with a PKI Certification Authority (CA) over the Internet, without making changes to existing firewall settings.

Entrust Authority™ Enrollment Server for Web
  This server works with Entrust Authority Security Manager to issue public-key infrastructure digital certificates to applications and devices.

Entrust Authority™ Enrollment Server for VPN
  This server works with Entrust Authority Security Manager to issue digital certificates to VPN gateways, remote access clients and routers from a wide range of industry leading vendors.