Protect your data in the Elastic Stack

Learn how to protect your data in the Elastic Stack in different ways. X-Pack is the official way, it comes with the Elastic Stack. Search Guard is an open-source alternative to X-Pack, they can’t be used together. We also show how to add simple authentication and SSL for Kibana if you don’t want to use X-Pack neither Search Guard.

Type Description
X-Pack security Add authentication and encryption natively.
Search Guard Full security solution as an alternative to X-Pack.
NGINX reverse proxy for Kibana Add simple authentication and SSL for Kibana.