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Securing Hadoop by Sudheesh Narayanan

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Chapter 7. Security Event and Audit Logging in Hadoop

In Chapter 6, Securing Sensitive Data in Hadoop, we looked at the approach to secure sensitive data in a Hadoop cluster, and how we could implement block-level encryption to protect sensitive data. In this chapter, we look at security incidents and event monitoring that needs to be implemented in a secured Hadoop cluster. We then discussed the best practices in security procedures and policies that need to be adopted to secure the Hadoop ecosystem and how some of these policies can be configured as rules in the security event and audit logging system.

A Hadoop cluster in production hosts sensitive customer information. Security of data assets is of prime importance for organizations to have ...

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