Storing and handling secrets, encryption keys, and certificates directly is risky, and every usage introduces the possibility of unintentional data exposure. Azure Key Vault provides a secure storage area for managing all your app secrets so you can properly encrypt your data in transit or while it's being stored.
Incidents will happen—there’s no doubt about that. The key question is whether you will treat them as a learning opportunity to make your operations practice better or just as a loss of time, money, and reputation. Learn the practice and the Azure tools that can help level up your operations practice by learning from failure.