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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 ...


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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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