Data Governance

Data Security Architecture Implementation


A Fortune 500 NYSE listed company needed to establish Data Security architectural framework for recently migrated Hadoop Systems.

Client Challenges and Requirements

  • There was no architecture present for Data Security
  • Access Policy management rules were not being enforced
  • There was no way to generate Audit and Compliance reports
  • This restricted usage and functionality of Hadoop.

Bitwise Solution

Bitwise implemented its Data Security framework which helped customer set up Data Security Architecture for future projects. This secured data and helped speed up data migration from RDBMS to Hadoop. Following components of security framework were implemented:

Perimeter level security, securing intranet Hadoop cluster

Authentication with LDAP and Kerberos

Authorization - Collaboration with Access Policy Management

Security plugins for HBase and Hive

Security reports like Audit and Compliance reports, user usage reports

Reporting portal for user activity

Tools & Technologies We Used

Bitwise Hadoop Data Security Framework
Apache Ranger
Apache Knox
Hive & HBase

Key Results

Bitwise delivered a successful data security implementation resulting in expanded usage of Hadoop cluster.

Data Security Guidelines for future implementation

Access Policy Standardization ensured consistency across systems

Framework and standardization for Compliance and Audit

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