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AltGr and Alt sometimes stop working on windows 8.1 [on hold]

Alt and AltGr usually work well but sometimes, for no reason they stop working. Restarting the computer doesn't work. I checked the keyboard language. I checked if I have one of these programs running ...
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JSON Web Token & RESTful Web Service - How to securely store the Secret Key?

I was building a RESTful Web Service when I came across JSON Web Tokens as an alternative to traditional cookies for authentication. The concept core of this method is that the server is the only ...
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What are some best practices for securing AWS credentials (or other secrets) for large team? [closed]

I was "that guy" that pushed his aws keys to github. Ugh. Anyway, I'm doing some research on how to prevent this in the future as this is the third time I've seen this done (my first!) and it was just ...
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What is a key event Dispatcher in keyboard-interactive apps?

What is a : Key-Event Dispatcher ? in keyboard-interactive apps. What does it really do ?
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What is a good way to keep track of strings for dictionary lookups?

I am working through the Windows 8 app tutorial. They have some code about saving app data like so: private void NameInput_TextChanged(object sender, TextChangedEventArgs e) { ...
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How does eMail encryption work?

I have been going over YouTube watching videos on eMail encryption and everyone seems to explain it from a different perspective. Some do it for a CompTIA exam while others just provide a primer. Here ...
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How to define a natural id in database?

There are a lot of manuals. I am trying to create an database to hold information of these documents. But, there is a small problem. How can I give meaningful id to the manuals? Are there any ...
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What alogrithm is used on the smart cards for the DNSSEC Trusted Community Representatives?

I've been doing some reading about DNSSec and am interested in the algorithm that they chose to use when splitting the trusted key up between the 7 Trusted Community Representatives (TCR). I ...
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Books or guides regarding secure key storage and database encryption [closed]

I have an idea for a SaaS product I want to create, however, this product will store extremely sensitive data that needs to be encrypted at rest. The trouble is not so much the encryption, but the ...
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Is it smart to store application keys, ids, etc directly inside an application?

I have heard some say it isn't but they never suggest an alternative. Is this true? UPDATE Is it possible to store this external from application and have it called?
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How does SSL relate to the Public Key Infrastructure?

How does SSL relate to the Public Key Infrastructure?