3 Things: Developing with AWS KMS

There’s a lot that goes into cryptographic key management — creation, rotation, expiry, replacement, revocation, etc. AWS Key Management Service performs all of the aforementioned operations, but also seamlessly integrates with many AWS services, like, S3, SNS, SQS, et. al. Simply put, key management is hard and AWS Key Management Service can greatly simplify yourContinue reading “3 Things: Developing with AWS KMS”

Securing .NET App Secrets with AWS Secrets Manager

Similar to AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store, AWS Secrets Manager allows for storing, managing, and reclaiming OAuth tokens, database credentials, API keys, and other secrets. However, there are big differences between the two AWS services. AWS Secrets Manager was created for storing confidential data like passwords and secrets so encryption of the stored data isContinue reading “Securing .NET App Secrets with AWS Secrets Manager”

Encrypting Data in .NET apps Using AWS Key Management Service

Get all the code on GitHub. Let’s be honest, cryptography can be a dense and intimidating topic for most. When contemplating your cryptography strategy, there are so many questions that need to be answered: symmetric or asymmetric encryption? Which algorithm should you use? What will the key management story be? etc. — etc…. Utilizing aContinue reading “Encrypting Data in .NET apps Using AWS Key Management Service”