Private PKI or Public PKI?

From the vast network-of-networks that is the internet itself down to local corporate intranets, secure communications depend on having a properly-implemented public key infrastructure (PKI) to protect data in transit.

However, not all PKIs are the same. A public PKI is built to face the outside world and needs to adhere to commonly-respected “rules of the road”, while a private PKI is designed to secure internal communications and can be customized to meet a private network’s specific needs.

In our new article, we explain how they’re different and when you might want to implement each.