May 28, 2020 / Eternal Team
In this blog post we will be talking all things about the AWS Secrets Manager, including What does the service do? Why would you need an AWS Secrets Manager? How can you use AWS Secrets Manager?
So what is AWS secrets manager?
AWS’s secrets manager protect your application, services and IT resources,Using Secrets Manager, you can secure and manage secrets used to access resources in the AWS Cloud, on third-party services, and on-premises
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Let’s see some key feature of the services
Why should I use AWS Secrets Manager?
AWS Secrets Manager protects access to your applications, services, and IT resources, without the upfront investment and ongoing maintenance costs of operating your own infrastructure.
Please refer below link so that you can implement by own, and it’s easy
What is Secret Rotation?
AWS Secrets Manager can rotate your secrets frequently. For instance, you can change your database password every 10 days keeping things very secure.
Secret rotation is handled through Lambda functions. AWS is providing built-in Lambda functions for rotating Amazon RDS passwords. But since the secret rotation is handled by Lambda functions, then any secret can be rotated as long as a Lambda function can be written to do it.
Basically there are two type of rotation
Let’s take a look some use cases:
Other Cost: Operational Cost/Capital Cost of updating all the application code to start using this service.
If you’re looking for automation and innovation, AWS Secrets Manager is an exciting new service. Basically, AWS Secrets Manager acts like a security engineer, providing multiple ways to maintain and manage secrets automatically. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to start redistributing your security tasks to AWS Secrets Manager.