Cloud Containers and Microservices

W17 Keep Secrets with Azure Key Vault


2:30pm - 3:45pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Eric D. Boyd

Founder and CEO


As developers, we are constantly working with secrets and cryptographic keys, and often these secrets are handled with the appropriate caution and care. We have SSL/TLS certificates and their private keys laying around on file systems, connection strings and passwords in config files, and secrets in code. And this is not good.

Azure Key Vault is a cloud-based key management solution that can help and in this session we will walk through the capabilities of Azure Key Vault and explore how you protect and generate your secrets. You will learn how to get secrets out of your configuration files, applications and version control systems, rotate your keys automatically, and more.

You will learn:

  • Overview of secret and key management
  • Getting started with Azure Key Vault
  • How to manage your application secrets and keys with Azure Key Vault