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Tool and Usage

Jak is a security tool to encrypt and decrypt sensitive data in Git repositories, like application secrets.

Why this tool?

Typically developers may want to store some secrets, like authentication details, in in their repository. With jak this can happen in a slightly more secure way, by encrypting the data.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a data encryption tool.

jak is commonly used for data encryption. Target users for this tool are developers.


  • jak is written in Python
  • Command line interface

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Jak is under development by Chris DiLorenzo.


Support operating systems

Jak is known to work on Linux and macOS.


Several dependencies are required to use jak.

  • click
  • pycrypto
  • six
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Project details
Latest release0.14.3 [2017-09-09]
License(s)Apache License 2.0
Last updatedDec. 8, 2017

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