Acante for Databricks Overview
    • 25 Nov 2023
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    Acante Overview

    Acante empowers modern data teams with the most comprehensive data security observability, access intelligence, and multi-platform access control for their data lakehouse ecosystems.

    Acante is eliminating the challenging trade-off confronting Data Platform and Security teams - one between security and democratization of data on their Databricks platform. It enables them to ensure that “only the right identities are accessing the right data at the right time for the right business use

    Databricks Integration

    Acante is a registered Databricks Technology Partner, bringing its powerful data security and governance capabilities to the Databricks ecosystem.
    The Acante product is tightly integrated with Unity Catalog and uses OAuth for authentication. Getting started with Acante is quick and involves running a notebook as described in the Getting Started guide. Unity Catalog provides provides rich platform telemetry including platform configurations, schemas, identities, RBAC policies, audit logs, lineage, and so on. The integration collects and processes this metadata in a secure fashion and provides the security and governance insights in the Acante (SaaS) UI. Consistent with Acante's security architectural principles, the actual data in the Databricks platform nevers leaves the customer environment. Data classification processing is done within the customer VPC.