The In’s and Out’s of Kubernetes Security

To avoid exploitation and the delivery of malicious bugs in Kubernetes, it is critical that your system is secure and containers are kept closed. Some of the most damaging attacks can lead to every pod and container to shut down and break. Security is vital, and that is what we will be looking at today.

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Understanding the risks and how security comes into play with Kubernetes is essential. This article provides just that, plus it’s a nice bonus for beginners just learning security.

A great part of this article to jump to would be “What to be Aware of: Kubernetes Vulnerabilities and Attack Vectors”, where it explores the different kinds of attacks possible.

Once one part of Kubernetes is secured, the rest will fall into play. Securing a cluster is a great first step into securing the rest of your system.

This article provides a list of the best security practices to take to improve security. 10/10 would recommend!

Another idea to increase security within Kubernetes is to authenticate. Authentication provides that extra step in ensuring that the correct user is given access.

Last, but certainly not least, this site holds all topics, resources, and tools to do with Kubernetes security. From securing container images to how Kubernetes certificate authorities work, this site deep dives into all security material.

Calling all K8s Security Juniors! Look here for an introduction into best security practices.