Work with PKI

Practice Labs Module
Time
58 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the Work with PKI Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Work with PKI Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Create a self-signed certificate

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Create a self-signed certificate

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 110.3 Securing data with encryption
  • CompTIA: 3.2 Given a scenario, configure and implement appropriate access and authentication methods.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Create a Self-signed Certificate

A certificate is a method for securing a communication between users and a Web server. If a certificate, which can be SSL or TLS certificate, encrypts the communication during transmission. If a certificate is not used, the information over the Internet travels in the clear-text format and can be intercepted easily. SSL is now obsolete and has been replaced by TLS.

In this exercise, you will learn to create a self-signed certificate.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Create a self-signed certificate
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