The technology insight report makes it clear – full-cycle certificate management is the future. As technology evolves, the number and complexity of certificates is on the rise, too. There are countless risks posed by improper certificate management, and they can only be thwarted by implementing a secure management system for your certificate infrastructure.
Gartner gauged certificate management tools on four critical capabilities and how completely they were satisfied, the criteria being:
As part of the report, Gartner has published research on the issues security leaders deal with where PKI is concerned, the core competencies of x.509 certificates, and the risks to be factored in with their use.
The literature also includes handpicked recommendations for better management of certificates, and gauges 9 vendors on their capabilities with regard to full-cycle certificate management.