In effect, easily accessed API keys means potentially anyone could use them to run up bills, this is akin to having access to someone's credit card and making unauthorized purchases. Yet despite this, API keys are often emailed around an organization without due regard to their sensitivity, or stored on file servers accessed by many people. --Hugh Caroll
Protecting API Keys for Cloud Services
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