Myth: Kubernetes dashboard, in general, is a security risk Fact: The security concern is not directly related to the dashboard itself, but it accounts for how well you deploy it.
Containers & Kubernetes have revolutionized the way applications are deployed at scale. One of the top concerns that every enterprise faces is to optimize the underlying infrastructure for containers. Although K8s comes with significant built-in features designed specifically for simplifying container orchestration, configuring, deploying, and managing them may be a bit overwhelming for an organization. In many cases, a lack of expertise with containers & K8s has given way to misconceptions and deep-rooted concerns. Many sources point to security remaining the top concern when it comes to Kubernetes adoption.
StackRox released the ‘State of Kubernetes and container safety report’ in Sep 2020, in which it found that nearly 90% of the respondents have experienced a security incident over the last 12 months.
One reason for this could be the uncertainties and risks associated with security during each deployment phase. The K8s era has triggered the left-shifting of security, which calls for effective collaboration between security, DevOps, and dev throughout the development lifecycle. In this article, we will look at a few common myths around K8s security and try to arrive at actionable workarounds.
Our original Kubernetes tool list was so popular that we've curated another great list of tools to help you improve your functionality with the platform.
Focusing on Kubernetes security, we have to go through container security and their runtimes. All in all, clusters without containers running does not make much sense. Hardening workloads often is much harder than hardening the cluster itself. Let’s start with container configuration.
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Kubernetes Security 101: Cloud Native Runtime Security with Falco. As Kubernetes continues to grow in adoption, it is important for us to know how to secure it. In a dynamic infrastructure platform such as Kubernetes, detecting and addressing threats is important but also challenging at the same time.
**Advanced Kubernetes [Refcard Update]** Kubernetes is a distributed cluster technology that manages container-based systems in a declarative manner using an API. There are currently many learning resources to get started with the fundamentals of...