DigiCert’s PKI services selected for TIP OpenWifi initiative

DigiCert has been selected by the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to provide global PKI-based security services for TIP’s OpenWifi platform. Built on the DigiCert ONE platform, the DigiCert IoT Device Manager will reportedly provide highly scalable, fully automated digital certificate management with the aim of advancing OpenWifi’s goal of expanding next-generation Wi-Fi accessibility.

IoT Device Manager uses container-based, cloud-native architecture to address the security needs of the TIP OpenWiFi Project and provides rapid deployment for on-premises, cloud and DigiCert-hosted PKI services. It can also reportedly offer deep integration capabilities and the ability to manage digital certificates at any scale while also allowing users to track metadata on their devices for end-to-end device lifecycle management tied to device identity, authentication, data encryption and device integrity. 

“We are excited to be working collaboratively with TIP to enable zero-touch provisioning for the OpenWiFi platform and support its goals of improving Wi-Fi whitebox solutions for small and medium-sized businesses,” said DigiCert Global Director of IoT Security Kris Singh. “DigiCert’s focus on providing the best global PKI technology with rich automation and high scalability to address any challenge makes us the leading choice across many industry-driven communities, including telecom. We look forward to collaborating with the many great technologists associated with TIP.”

“TIP’s rollout of a secure RootCA infrastructure is a key enabler of true disaggregation and multi-vendor support for OpenWiFi. DigiCert and its DigiCert ONE platform offer the right mix of services, infrastructure and experience to support TIP’s global rollout of PKI for OpenWiFi Access Points that have gone through TIP’s Test & Validation process,” said David Hutton, Chief Engineer, Telecom Infra Project.



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