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SnowPro Core: Account Access and Security

by Warner Chaves

This course introduces Snowflake’s capabilities for network security, authentication methods, authorization models, and data governance. These are critical for a secure account configuration, and are required components of the SnowPro Core exam.

What you'll learn

The Snowflake Cloud Data Platform has many features to secure your data in the cloud. In this course, SnowPro Core: Account Access and Security, you’ll learn about the platform’s capabilities around network security, authentication methods, the role access authorization model, and data governance capabilities.

First, you’ll explore Snowflake’s network security features. Next, you’ll discover the different authentication methods built into the product and also enabled through third parties. Then, you'll look at how privileges and roles work. Finally, you’ll learn about the platform’s data governance capabilities.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Snowflake’s account access and security needed to tackle the SnowPro Core exam.

About the author

Warner is a SQL Server Certified Master, MVP, and Solutions Architect at Pythian, a global Canada-based company specializing in data and infrastructure services. A brief stint in .NET programming led to his early DBA formation, working for enterprise customers in Hewlett-Packard's ITO organization. From HP he transitioned to his current position at Pythian, managing multiple clients of different sizes and industries. He leads a highly-talented team of data professionals that keep things running ... more

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