Accession Number:

ADA510162

Title:

PKI: The DoD's Critical Supporting Infrastructure for Information Assurance

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

BOOZ-ALLEN AND HAMILTON INC SAN ANTONIO TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The DoDs Public Key Infrastructure PKI provides general-purpose PKI services to a broad range of applications through effective use of public key cryptography. This article presents a quick overview of the Defense-in-Depth strategy, briefly explains key PKI elements and security mechanisms, and addresses how the Air Force is employing this technology to improve information assurance IA.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE