Azure Key Vault Integration

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Time
1 hour 5 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
1
Video Transcription
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as your policy has built in policies that manage keys and certificates in azure key vault.
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Let's look at what those are.
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Here is the list of the available policy definitions for azure key vault,
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the first one you can leverage to manage the certificate validity period of certificates stored in key vault.
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You would like to restrict how long certificate is valid to avoid issuing long live certificates that can compromise security.
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The next built in policy relates to the key types that are allowed.
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You would like to use stronger key generation algorithms like R S A and E C C and, if possible, be backed up by ah hardware security module
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managing certificate. Lifetime action triggers allows you to limit the actions allowed on a certificate
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based on the time remaining toe expiration.
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Managing certificates issued by an integrated CIA or certificate authority allows you to specify what integrated certificate authorities can be used to issue the certificate.
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This policy also allows you to restrict the issuance of self signed certificate.
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There is also policies that allow you to manage the curve names used by issuing elliptical curve cryptography certificates.
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You can also have a policy that specifies the minimum key length for RSA certificates.
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And last but not least, you can monitor certificates that are approaching expiration.
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This will help you prioritize the certificates that need to be renewed.
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We can look later on how these policies air reported in azure portal.
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