President & Founder, PKI Solutions Inc.
Mark B. Cooper, is a former Microsoft Senior Engineer and subject matter expert for Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS). Known as “The PKI Guy” at Microsoft for 10 years, he traveled around the world supporting PKI environments for Microsoft’s largest customers. He focused on supporting security solutions for Fortune 500 companies and acted as their Trusted Advisor in all things PKI. He is a Microsoft MCT, charter member of the Microsoft Certified Master – Directory Services program, Microsoft Security MVP, and has held the MCSE accreditation for over 20 years. Upon leaving Microsoft, Mark founded PKI Solutions Inc. and now focuses on providing PKI consulting and training services.
 Subject Matter Expert for PKI at Microsoft for 10 years  Created the Microsoft PKI Health Check to analyze the design and security of PKI deployments

 Conceived and compiled Microsoft’s consolidated set of PKI best practices

 Design, security, policy, deployment and management of PKI solutions

 Fault-tolerant and clustered PKI implementations

 Mobile device / Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) security solutions

 3rd Party OS integration with Windows PKI – iOS, Unix, Linux, Macintosh

 Hardware Security Module (HSM) integration, security controls and chain-of-custody

 HSPD-12 CAC / PIV deployment, AD integration and complianceAccreditations
 Microsoft Enterprise Security Most Valuable Professional (MVP)

 Microsoft MCSE accreditation Windows NT 3.51 – Windows Server 2012 R2

 Charter Microsoft Certified Master – Directory Services (MCM)

 Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

 CISSP® – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

 Securing and Hardening Microsoft Network Device Enrollment Service Whitepaper (Microsoft)

 Upgrading and Improving the Trust of Microsoft Windows CAs Whitepaper (Thales eSecurity)

 Server 2008 Failover Clustering for Certificate Services Whitepaper (Microsoft)

 Windows Server 2008 Administrator’s Companion (MS Press) – Contributing Writer

 Windows 98 MCSE Study Guide (IDG) – Co-Author  MCSE Ace IT! NT Workstation 4 (Hungry Minds)

 MCSE Ace IT! NT Server 4 (Hungry Minds)

 MCSE Ace IT! NT Server In The Enterprise (Hungry Minds)

 Contributing Writer – Windows NT Magazine

Conference Speaking History
 Association of Banyan Users International – Annual Conferences from 1993 – 1996

 Enterprise Networking Association – Annual Conferences 1996 – 2000

 Microsoft TechReady (Internal TechEd event) – 2004 – 2013

 ISACA Willamette Valley Chapter, Portland Oregon – June 2014

 Thales eSecurity HSM User Group, Chicago Illinois – October 2014

 Thales eSecurity EMEA Channel Partners, Marrakesh Morocco – October 2014

 Microsoft TechEd Europe, Barcelona Spain – October 2014

 TechMentor, Orlando Florida – November 2014