TLS for Beginners: Securing Network Communications

Transport Layer Security (TLS) provides the backbone of securing Intranet and Internet network communications through encryption and authentication. In this course, Daniel Lachance—consultant, trainer, and IT evangelist—guides you through acquiring the skills necessary to plan, implement and maintain a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) ecosystem that supports TLS security certificates. Learn how to use tools such as OpenSSL on Linux, Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certificate Manager. After a thorough overview of PKI, dive into configuring a variety of certificate authorities. Explore several methods for acquiring certificates, and go over the steps to use PKI certificates effectively. When you complete this course, you’ll have the basic knowledge you need to secure network communications.

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