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I know I'm late on this one, but might benefit someone else facing this problem now. You could do the following: - Put a master key in the database - Checkin the actual key in code repo, but encrypted by the master key. This checked in key could be in a password protected file. A few months ago AWS has come up with a new service called KMS (key management ...


Bcrypt as stated in the Link is limited to 72 Characters. SHA256 may have an OUTPUT size of only 32 Bytes, It's Message input is ((2^64)-1)\8 or roughly 2305843009213693952 Bytes (assuming a char is 8 bits) To Bcrypt it's receiving a 32 Byte passphrase to encrypt, To SHA256 that could be a 400 Char data stream (IE password). So no, you're not losing ...

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