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Cloudera University Security Training - OnDemand

  • Tuition USD $1,815 GSA  $1,554.41
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4762 Ratings
  • Course Code SECURITY-TRAINING
  • Available Formats Self Paced

This course, which is offered exclusively through OnDemand, introduces experienced system administrators to some of the tools and techniques that Cloudera’s Solution Architects use to protect the clusters that our customers rely on for essential business operations.

Skills Gained

  • Describe security in the context of Hadoop
  • Assess threats to a production Hadoop cluster
  • Plan and deploy defenses against these threats
  • Improve the security of each node in the cluster
  • Set up authentication with Kerberos and Active Directory
  • Use permissions and ACLs to control access to files in HDFS
  • Use Apache Sentry to control data access
  • Perform common key management tasks
  • Use encryption to protect data in motion and at rest
  • Monitor a cluster for suspicious activity
  • Understand additional security considerations, including data governance and disaster recovery

Prerequisites

The course is intended for system administrators and those in similar roles. Prospective students should have a good understanding of Hadoop's architecture, the ability to perform system administration tasks in the Linux environment, and at least basic exposure to Cloudera Manager. We recommend that students complete the Cloudera Administrator Training for Apache Hadoop course, or have equivalent on-the-job experience, before beginning this course. No prior training or experience with computer security is required.

Course Details

Security Overview

  • What Is Security?
  • The Need for Security
  • Key Principles
  • Threat Assessment
  • Risk Management

Security Architecture

  • Scenario Explanation
  • Assessing Cluster Security

Host Security

  • General Server Hardening
  • Recommendations
  • System Entropy
  • Access Control
  • Host Firewalls
  • Host-Level Monitoring

Encrypting Data In Motion

  • Encryption Fundamentals
  • Certificates
  • Configuring Cloudera Manager for TLS

Authentication

  • Hadoop Authentication Fundamentals
  • Kerberos
  • Active Directory
  • Browser-Based Authentication
  • Encrypting Hadoop Data in Motion

Authorization

  • Authorization Mechanisms
  • Cloudera Manager Authorization
  • YARN Authorization
  • HDFS Authorization
  • Apache Sentry

Encrypting Data at Rest

  • Overview of HDFS Encryption
  • Encrypting Data Outside of HDFS
  • Hardware Security Modules

Additional Considerations

  • Auditing
  • Data Governance and Lineage Business Continuity and Disaster
  • Recovery

Conclusion

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Great company -- easy to sign up and very organized. Loved my teacher and class overall.

Great instructor, clear and concise course. Labs were easy to follow and worked perfectly.

The labs and course material gave me valuable insights into cloud security architecture

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Good Course. We covered a lot of material in a short amount of time. This course had useful labs that built upon each other.

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