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 ...
From this question, the OP posited taking a user's entered password, running it through BCrypt, then running that through SHA256 to produce a 256-bit password-derived key. (EDIT: To clarify, these two ...