Because of its highly scalable, available, and reliable distributed features, Apache Kafka is used by over 35% of Fortune 500 companies to store and process some of their most sensitive datasets. Most Kafka deployments deal with processing sensitive data, such as user information, financial data, intellectual property, user location information, or personal or identifying information.
With that rapid adoption rate, it is crucial that your Kafka deployment be secured. Ajit Gaddam and Jiphun Satapathy provide a security reference architecture to secure your Kafka cluster while leveraging it to support your organization’s cybersecurity requirements.
Ajit Gaddam is chief security architect at Visa. Ajit is a technologist, serial entrepreneur, and a security expert specializing in machine learning, cryptography, big data security, and cybersecurity issues. Over the last decade, Ajit held senior roles at various tech and financial firms and founded two startups. He is an active participant in various open source and security architecture standards bodies. As a well-known security expert and industry veteran, he has authored numerous articles and white papers for publication and is a frequent speaker at high-profile conferences such as BlackHat, Strata + Hadoop World, and SABSA World Congress. He holds multiple patents in data security and other disruptive technologies.
Jiphun Satapathy is a senior security architect at Visa, where he leads the security architecture of Visa’s digital and mobile products like Visa Token Service, Visa Checkout, Visa Direct, which are used by millions of users. Jiphun’s areas of expertise include application security, data security, and cloud security. Previously, he was a software architect at Intel, where he led multiple teams to deliver products leveraging HW security.
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