It seems that every week there’s a security breach that resolves around the fact that secrets were stored poorly. As a responsible and security conscious engineer, you likely want to avoid the professional and reputational hazard associated with a sloppy security posture. You’ve likely heard of HashiCorp and you might have heard of their secrets management solution, Vault. Why? Secrets storage invariably costs companies anytime it is done incorrectly. It’s not a matter of “if” but “when”.