Jun Rao explains the threats that Kafka Security mitigates, the changes that were made to Kafka to enable security, and the steps required to secure an existing Kafka cluster.
Jun Rao is the cofounder of Confluent, a company that provides a stream data platform on top of Apache Kafka. Before Confluent, Jun was a senior staff engineer at LinkedIn, where he led the development of Kafka. Before LinkedIn, he was a researcher at IBM's Almaden research data center, where he conducted research on database and distributed systems. Jun is the PMC chair of Apache Kafka and a committer of Apache Cassandra.