Many Hadoop clusters lack even the most basic security controls. This is due to several factors: some security features did not exist as recently as two years ago, and the complexity of Hadoop security has proved daunting to administrators.
Mark Donsky, André Araujo, Syed Rafice, and Manish Ahluwalia walk you through securing a Hadoop cluster. You’ll start with a cluster with no security and then add security features related to authentication, authorization, encryption of data at rest, encryption of data in transit, and complete data governance.
For each security feature, Mark, André, Syed, and Manish cover the following topics:
Mark Donsky leads data management and governance solutions at Cloudera. Previously, Mark held product management roles at companies such as Wily Technology, where he managed the flagship application performance management solution, and Silver Spring Networks, where he managed big data analytics solutions that reduced greenhouse gas emissions. He holds a BS with honors in computer science from the University of Western Ontario.
Manish Ahluwalia is a security engineering at Nerdwallet. Manish has held software architect roles at Tibco Loglogic and Thales Vormetric and was a security engineer at Cloudera, where he focused on the security of the Hadoop ecosystem. Manish has been working in big data since its infancy in various companies in Silicon Valley. He is most passionate about security.
André Araujo is a solutions architect with Cloudera. Previously, he was an Oracle database administrator. An experienced consultant with a deep understanding of the Hadoop stack and its components, André is skilled across the entire Hadoop ecosystem and specializes in building high-performance, secure, robust, and scalable architectures to fit customers’ needs. André is a methodical and keen troubleshooter who loves making things run faster.
Syed Rafice is a senior system engineer at Cloudera, where he specializes in big data on Hadoop technologies and is responsible for designing, building, developing, and assuring a number of enterprise-level big data platforms using the Cloudera distribution. Syed also focuses on both platform and cybersecurity. He has worked across multiple sectors, including government, telecoms, media, utilities, financial services, and transport.
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