How to Keep a Secret with Azure Key Vault

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Every experienced developer has made the rookie mistake of putting passwords, sensitive configurations, or private key certificates in files and committing them to a code repository. Azure Key Vault is made to be the stronghold fortress of secrets. In Standard mode it's economically unfeasible to penetrate. In premium mode, with Hardware Security Module storage (HSM) enabled, key vaults are centralized, compliance audit-ready FIPS 140-2/L2 cloud native storage for all the things no mortal human can know. We'll check out Key Vault and explore configuring a C# / .NET 6 application from one.


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As a lifetime coder, technical team leader, and trusted software industry-insider, Jim knows how to apply technology for your success, especially in the Microsoft tools space. Jim Wilcox is a front-to-back, edge-to-edge (full-stack, versatile role) software architect & engineering crafts-person with Insight Digital Innovation (formerly BlueMetal Architects) in the Greater New Hampshire Area. Jim is a 3x Microsoft Most Valuable Professional ("MVP") Award Winner for 2019, 2020 & 2021 in the category of Developer Technologies.

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