Apache Kafka Series - Kafka Security (SSL SASL Kerberos ACL)

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Learn Kafka Security, with encryption (SSL), authentication (SSL & SASL), and authorization (ACL). Join hundreds of knowledge savvy students into learning some of the most important security concepts in a typical Apache Kafka stack. Kafka Security is important for the following reasons:

Encryption (SSL) for Apache Kafka

Authentication (SSL & SASL) for Apache Kafka

Authorization (ACL) for Apache Kafka

What You Will Learn

  • Setup and use SSL encryption in Kafka
  • Setup and use SSL authentication in Kafka
  • Setup and use SASL Kerberos authentication in Kafka
  • Create and use ACLs in Kafka
  • Configure Kafka Clients to make them work with security


Administrators who want to start setting up Kafka Security. Developers who want to learn which security settings to use in their programs. Solution architects who want to learn how Kafka Security works

About The Author

Stéphane Maarek: Stéphane Maarek is a solutions architect, consultant, and software developer who has a particular interest in all things related to big data and analytics. He is also a bestseller instructor on Udemy for his courses on Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, and AWS Lambda. He loves Apache Kafka and regularly contributes to the Apache Kafka project.

Stéphane has also written a guest blog post that was featured on the Confluent website, the company behind Apache Kafka. He is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect and has many years of experience with technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, Apache Spark, Hadoop, PostgreSQL, Tableau, Spotfire, Docker, Ansible, and more.

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Product information

  • Title: Apache Kafka Series - Kafka Security (SSL SASL Kerberos ACL)
  • Author(s): Stéphane Maarek
  • Release date: May 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789342420