ONTAP Security and Compliance Solutions Administration

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

ONTAP Security and Compliance Solutions Administration Course Overview:

The ONTAP Security and Compliance Solutions Administration certification signifies the expertise of IT professionals in effectively implementing and managing NetApp data storage solutions to ensure security and compliance. This certification encompasses the knowledge and skills required to manage data privacy, secure storage communications, and achieve regulatory compliance using ONTAP software. It holds significant value in industries dealing with sensitive data, such as healthcare, finance, and government, where stringent security standards and compliance regulations are paramount. This certification not only ensures that organizations meet these security and compliance requirements but also enhances operational efficiency by automating compliance tasks and streamlining data protection processes.

Intended Audience:

• IT professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of data security and compliance
• System administrators handling ONTAP security and related solutions
• Data security officers in organizations using NetApp products
• Cybersecurity specialists aiming to expand their skill set
• Professionals interested in NetApp ONTAP certification maintenance

Learning Objectives of ONTAP Security and Compliance Solutions Administration:

The learning objectives for the ONTAP Security and Compliance Solutions Administration course are as follows:

  • Secure NFS and SMB Access:
    • Understand how to set up and manage secure NFS and SMB access in ONTAP.
  • Network Security and Encryption:
    • Learn how to configure and maintain network security measures within ONTAP.
    • Explore encryption options and practices for safeguarding data.
  • NetApp Storage Encryption (NSE):
    • Gain proficiency in using NetApp Storage Encryption (NSE) to enhance data protection.
  • Compliance Solutions with SnapLock:
    • Understand the implementation and utilization of compliance solutions like SnapLock.
  • Auditing and Event Reporting:
    • Learn to implement and manage auditing and event reporting in ONTAP for enhanced security and compliance.
  • NetApp Data Privacy Technologies:
    • Explore NetApp Data Privacy technologies and their role in data protection.
  • Multi-Factor Authentication:
    • Configure multi-factor authentication methods for ONTAP system administrators.
  • Security Hardening:
    • Implement security hardening practices to enhance the security posture of ONTAP deployments.

By the end of this course, students will be well-equipped to administer NetApp security features, ensure compliance, and maintain a secure ONTAP environment.

Module 1: Security Concepts

  • Introduction to security threats
  • Overview of security standards and regulations
  • Exploring security defenses
  • Understanding the Zero Trust model

Module 2: ONTAP Management Security

  • Authentication methods in ONTAP
  • Role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Multifactor authentication (MFA) in ONTAP

Module 3: ONTAP Network Security

  • NAS network security measures
  • Securing data in transit (in-flight data)
  • Logical network interfaces in ONTAP
  • SAN network security considerations
  • iSCSI and NVMe security

Module 4: ONTAP Storage Security

  • Encryption of data at rest
  • Introduction to NetApp Storage Encryption
  • NetApp Volume Encryption and key management

Module 5: ONTAP Data Retention

  • Introduction to SnapLock compliance software
  • Managing and protecting SnapLock volumes
  • Advanced features of SnapLock

Module 6: ONTAP NAS Security

  • Securing in-flight NFS data
  • NFS user authentication and authorization
  • Securing in-flight SMB data
  • SMB user authentication and authorization
  • Storage-Level Access Guard (SLAG)
  • Auditing and logging in ONTAP

ONTAP Security and Compliance Solutions Administration Course Prerequisites:

  • Experience with ONTAP Data Protection administration.
  • Familiarity with ONTAP Security and Compliance solutions.
  • Basic understanding of network technologies such as firewalls and VPNs.
  • Knowledge of general security concepts and principles.
  • Prior attendance of ONTAP Security Administration courses.
  • Understanding of ONTAP 9.7 operating system basics.

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  • Practice Labs.
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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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