Creating a Key Encrypting Key (KEK)

Previously I have taken the steps to add secrets and keys to the Key Vault as well as create my self signed certificates using PowerShell. With the opportunities to use drive encryption in Azure on IaaS machines it makes sense to go through the steps of using a Key Encryption Key (KEK) to increase security…


Using Key Vault Secrets in PowerShell

Interacting with Key Vault through the standard cmdlets is very simple and straight forward, but what happens when I want to use the Key Vault functions that are not exposed in this way such as encrypting or signing a value using the key stored in the key vault? I was experimenting with some ideas to…


Ronin – Key Vault

The first thing I am going to do is setup a standard way to work with and store the solutions primary secrets and cryptographic materials. I find that as a developer I am called on to decide or at least make recommendations on how to handle implementations of protocols, tools and technologies that need access…