Securing data is important to every aspect of your business, including your customers and personnel. Before you can confidently and effectively secure your data, you must understand data security fundamentals.

Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Private Cloud, and the components that make up CDP, rely on these fundamentals to ensure your data is secure by design.

This document provides a high-level overview of security basics including the importance of securing a cluster, the Four Pillars of Security, and Shared Data Experience (SDX), as well as a comprehensive glossary of security terms.