Should I run my password through Bcrypt before using it for encrypting a file with AES-256? [duplicate]
I need to encrypt a file with a password that can be memorized. So I was thinking about running the password through some rounds of Bcrypt before using it for AES encryption, so every time I want to ...
In order to allow users to connect to my website, I encrypt their password using BCrypt since it is one of the slowest algorithms to decrypt (making a compromised database longer to be decrypted). ...
On the surface bcrypt, an 11 year old security algorithm designed for hashing passwords by Niels Provos and David Mazieres, which is based on the initialization function used in the NIST approved ...