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Managing Access and Secrets in HashiCorp Vault

by George Smith

This course will teach you how to access, manage, and store secrets in several backends with Hashicorp Vault. It will also help you become a solid IT security professional who knows how handle complex problems at scale.

What you'll learn

HashiCorp Vault provides centralized secrets management for users and applications, and helps you stop and eliminate secrets sprawl. In this course, Managing Access and Secrets in HashCorp Vault, you’ll learn how to install and work with authentication methods. First, you’ll explore access management and Vault tokens. Next, you’ll discover the auditing features Vault provides. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage different secrets engines and storage backends that work seamlessly with Vault. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of leveraging Vault’s features needed to centralize secrets management for your organization or your customers.

About the author

George Smith has spent more than 25 years in the IT industry. During this time he has held a variety of positions, starting with web UI development and business analysis, progressing with system administration and infrastructure, then switching to core systems programming, technical consulting, and finally becoming an E-Commerce Architect and Subject Matter Expert. He is well versed in modern trends like Containerization, Infrastructure as Code, Serverless computing models, and more. George demo... more

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