Zato has APIs for safe, sound and strong operations related to cryptography, including encryption, decryption, hashing and generation of passwords or other secrets.
The functionality offers a productive approach, suitable for direct use in one's applications, without a need for choosing low-level crypto primitives. Everything has sound defaults and is ready for immediate employment.
Note that in addition to crypto functions below, Zato also comes with a dedicated Single Sign-On and user management API, documented in its own chapter.
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