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Mitesh Shah
Product Management, MapR

Mitesh Shah is Senior Product Manager with MapR, responsible for security and data governance strategy. Prior to MapR, Mitesh held several positions in enterprise security at organizations including the Federal Reserve and Salesforce.com. Mitesh has a degree in Computer Science from Cornell, and an MBA from The WhartonSchool of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Posted on January 25, 2017 by Mitesh Shah

Recent reports suggest hackers are actively compromising insecure Hadoop deployments. These attacks appear to be targeting a service port (NameNode: 50070) that is not used by MapR, making instances of MapR not susceptible to this specific exploit. The underlying attack methodology, however, is simply to find and exploit internet-accessible ports that do not require authentication.

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Mitesh Shah

Mitesh Shah, Senior Product Manager for Security and Data Governance at MapR, describes an important concept in big data security: vulnerability management, a key layer in the trust model. He explains what is provided by the MapR Converged Data Platform and what the role is of the customer in maintaining a secure environment.

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Mitesh Shah

In this week's Whiteboard Walkthrough, Mitesh Shah, Product Management at MapR, describes how you can track administrative operations and data accesses in your MapR Converged Data Platform in a seamless and efficient way with the built-in auditing feature.

Posted on March 9, 2016 by Mitesh Shah

In this week's Whiteboard Walkthrough, Mitesh Shah, Product Management at MapR, describes how you can make sure you aren’t opening more access permissions to your sensitive data in Hadoop than you intended, using File Access Control Expressions in MapR.

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