AWS Key Management Service vs AWS Secrets Manager: What are the differences?
AWS Key Management Service: Easily create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data. AWS Key Management Service (KMS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data, and uses Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) to protect the security of your keys. AWS Key Management Service is integrated with other AWS services including Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, and Amazon Redshift. AWS Key Management Service is also integrated with AWS CloudTrail to provide you with logs of all key usage to help meet your regulatory and compliance needs; AWS Secrets Manager: Store, Distribute, and Rotate Credentials Securely. AWS Secrets Manager helps you protect secrets needed to access your applications, services, and IT resources. The service enables you to easily rotate, manage, and retrieve database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycle.
AWS Key Management Service and AWS Secrets Manager are primarily classified as "Data Security Services" and "Secrets Management" tools respectively.
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