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Episode 2 of Secure by Design – Identity-First Security, the Foundation for Zero Trust

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We are excited to announce the second episode of our podcast series, Secure by Design, featuring Marc Airo-Farulla, Regional Sales Director at AppViewX. In this episode, we delve into the intricacies of certificate lifecycle management and how AppViewX can automate this crucial process. Additionally, we’ll explore how certificate lifecycle management is an integral part of your organisation’s cybersecurity strategy.

What is Certificate Lifecycle Management?

Certificate lifecycle management involves the process of managing digital certificates throughout their entire lifespan. This includes the initial creation, issuance, and installation of certificates, monitoring and tracking their expiration dates, and renewing or revoking them when necessary. Certificates play a vital role in ensuring secure communications, verifying the identities of machines, and maintaining trust in the digital ecosystem.

Why is Certificate Lifecycle Management Important for Cybersecurity?

Proper certificate lifecycle management is essential for maintaining a robust cybersecurity strategy for several reasons:

  1. Security: Outdated, expired, or unmanaged certificates can leave your organization vulnerable to cyberattacks. Ensuring that all certificates are up-to-date and properly managed helps to secure your digital infrastructure.
  2. Compliance: Many industry regulations and standards require organisations to maintain proper certificate management practices. Failure to comply with these requirements can result in fines, penalties, and reputational damage.
  3. Trust: Digital certificates are a foundation of trust in the online world. Effective certificate management practices help to maintain trust in your organisation’s digital presence.

How AppViewX Automates Certificate Lifecycle Management

AppViewX is a leader in automating certificate lifecycle management, providing a comprehensive and user-friendly platform to help organisations manage their digital certificates effectively. Here’s how AppViewX can help:

  1. Discovery: AppViewX‘s platform automatically discovers all certificates in your organisation’s environment, giving you a complete view of your certificate landscape.
  2. Monitoring: The platform continuously monitors your certificates, alerting you of impending expirations or potential security risks.
  3. Renewal: AppViewX automates the certificate renewal process, ensuring that your certificates are always up-to-date and reducing the risk of service outages due to expired certificates.
  4. Integration: AppViewX integrates seamlessly with various Certificate Authorities (CAs) and other security tools, providing a unified platform for managing your organization’s certificates.

Certificate Lifecycle Management as Part of Your Cybersecurity Strategy

As a business, incorporating certificate lifecycle management into your cybersecurity strategy is crucial. By automating this process with a solution like AppViewX, you can:

  1. Reduce the risk of security breaches caused by expired or mismanaged certificates.
  2. Ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards.
  3. Maintain trust in your organisation’s digital presence.
  4. Streamline certificate management processes, freeing up valuable IT resources for other tasks.

In our second episode of Secure by Design, we explore the importance of certificate lifecycle management and how AppViewX‘s automation solution can strengthen your organisation’s cybersecurity strategy. Don’t miss this informative and engaging conversation with Marc Airo-Farulla. See below for the links to tune in, and let’s continue our journey towards identity-first security and Zero Trust together.



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