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Securing a Kafka Cluster

by Bogdan Sucaciu

This course will teach you how to properly secure your Apache Kafka installation by leveraging its security features.

What you'll learn

Having a secure system is the number one priority of every company. In this course, Securing a Kafka Cluster, you’ll learn to effectively introduce various security mechanisms to protect your data. First, you’ll explore how data encryption can be applied to all communication passing through your Kafka cluster. Next, you’ll discover all the options that Kafka has in terms of authentication. Finally, you’ll learn how to authorize various clients based on their type. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of all the tools and practices needed to secure a Kafka cluster.

About the author

Software Engineer by day, Pluralsight author by night, Bogdan likes to experiment with cutting-edge technologies and teach about them. His favorite talking subjects are streaming data, event-driven architectures, distributed systems, and cloud technologies. He has several years of experience “cooking” software with JVM based languages, some flavors of web technologies, and garnishing with automated testing. He holds a BS in Robotics where he spent countless hours programming microcontrollers an... more

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