ONTAP Data security: Your end-to-end data fortress

Bad actors hate proactive security postures. Industry-leading NetApp® ONTAP® software includes over 30 advanced data security features that help protect your company’s data, remain compliant, and ruin a cybercriminal’s day.

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Why NetApp ONTAP for data security?

Comprehensive protection for your most valuable asset

As you surely know, every day the cyberthreat landscape becomes more sophisticated and dangerous, putting your company’s data at ever-greater risk. Thankfully, we have just the answer.

The latest release of ONTAP data management software contains over 30 invaluable security features. It helps you enhance data confidentiality, integrity, and availability, while strengthening your company’s overall security posture. In addition, automatically protect your data from ransomware attacks and avoid paying ransoms, meet compliance requirements with ease, and create a Zero Trust perimeter around your organization’s data—no matter where it lives.

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ONTAP software is loaded with the latest must-have security features for your organization to properly protect its data on your premises, in the public cloud, and in transit, while adhering to industry best practices.

Automatically protect against ransomware

Concerned about ransomware? NetApp has proven technologies and capabilities you can leverage to automatically detect and prevent ransomware using native ONTAP features, recover quickly from an attack, and avoid paying the ransom. NetApp provides an overall ecosystem and data protection strategy against ransomware, protecting your data regardless of where it is located, on-premises and in the cloud.

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End-to-end encryption for your hybrid cloud

ONTAP’s flexible encryption and key management features help guard your sensitive data on premises, in the cloud, and in transit. Plus, they are validated to meet government standards, such as FIPS compliance. Built-in security features include hardware- and software-based encryption solutions as well as Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IPsec to maintain data encryption in transit for all your SAN, NAS, and object workloads. And that’s just the start.


Address governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) requirements with confidence

Technologies built in to ONTAP enable you to meet the requirements for GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and more. Secure purge helps you meet privacy standards by cryptographically shredding and sanitizing individual files, which is valuable for healthcare, financial services, and government use cases. In addition, “Write once, read many” (WORM) file locking ensures compliance with strict regulations, while Data Loss Prevention (DLP) protects data using encryption and secure boot solutions. Plus, comprehensive logging and auditing monitors user activity and provides visibility to operations teams and management.


Address today’s biggest security threats

ONTAP features multi-factor authentication (MFA) to protect against weak administrative passwords, which is the leading cause of system compromises. Role-based access control (RBAC) lets you designate and validate authorized users, and secure multi-tenancy provides isolation and segmentation for clients or organizations within a single common cluster. And storage level file security prevents unauthorized administrators from accessing or deleting critical intellectual property.


Solidify a Zero Trust perimeter around your data

Verify and never trust. This is the basis of the Zero Trust security model. By leveraging ONTAP’s security controls, you create a microcore and perimeter around your organization’s most valuable resource—its data. With the industry leading ONTAP FPolicy Zero Trust engine and the NetApp partner ecosystem, it’s easy to fortify your data security and privacy posture.


Keep your data safe and sound

Unprotected data is a disaster waiting to happen. And traditional data protection approaches aren’t keeping pace with IT complexity and growing threats. With NetApp, you can be confident that your data is secure in the cloud without sacrificing application performance. Plan backups and disaster recovery. Increase privacy and compliance. Prevent ransomware. Stay ahead of emerging threats. Smart, right?

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