NetApp’s most security-conscious customers require an external key server to ensure that keys used for data-at-rest encryption are fully protected. Customers are demanding Oasis Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) compliant key managers that are fortified, scalable, and easy to implement and use. Many NetApp customers are adopting HashiCorp Vault as their preferred external key management standard. Now, NetApp and HashiCorp have partnered together to deliver a leading security solution that meets customers’ stringent requirements.
Dan is a Senior Technical Marketing Engineer for ONTAP Security for nearly two years at NetApp. He has focused on all aspects ONTAP hardening including encryption in flight and at rest, multifactor authentication, as well as addressing compliance issues with ONTAP such as requirements for the Payment Card Industry or the EU General Data Protection Regulation. He has thirty plus years of experience in the networking and security technology industry. Most recently, Dan worked for Cisco Systems Inc. for 17 years in senior technical marketing, product development, services operations architecture positions spanning a large breadth of Cisco technologies with emphasis on product security features, cyber security and trustworthy systems. Prior to Cisco, he worked at AlliedSignal, IBM, and CA.