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EKS vs GKE vs AKS - Evaluating Kubernetes in the Cloud

EKS vs GKE vs AKS - Evaluating Kubernetes in the Cloud

Providing an update on the core Kubernetes services offered by the big three We are now six years past the initial release of Kubernetes, and it continues to be one of the fastest-growing open-source projects to date. The rapid development and adoption of Kubernetes have resulted in many different implementations of the application. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) currently lists over 90 Certified Kubernetes offerings. To ensure some consistency between platforms, the CNCF focuses on three core tenets;

CKS Certification Study Guide: Monitoring, Logging, and Runtime Security

CKS Certification Study Guide: Monitoring, Logging, and Runtime Security

Previous Sections As we continue the study guide for the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) program, be sure to check out the information and content breakdown from our previous CKS posts: CKS CNCF Announcement and Exam Study CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Setup in Kubernetes CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Hardening CKS Certification Study Guide: System Hardening CKS Certification Study Guide: Minimizing Microservice Vulnerabilities CKS Certification Study Guide: Supply Chain Security This blog references tools to set up a Kubernetes version 1.

CKS Certification Study Guide: Supply Chain Security

CKS Certification Study Guide: Supply Chain Security

Previous Sections As we continue the study guide for the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) program, be sure to check out the information and content breakdown from our previous CKS posts: CKS CNCF Announcement and Exam Study CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Setup in Kubernetes CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Hardening CKS Certification Study Guide: System Hardening CKS Certification Study Guide: Minimizing Microservice Vulnerabilities This blog references tools to set up a Kubernetes version 1.

Red Hat to Acquire StackRox to Further Expand its Security Leadership

Red Hat to Acquire StackRox to Further Expand its Security Leadership

Today Red Hat announced a definitive agreement to acquire StackRox. This is an exciting milestone for StackRox and a tremendous validation of our innovative approach to container and Kubernetes security. It combines the industry’s first Kubernetes-native security platform with Red Hat’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform, OpenShift - helping businesses further accelerate their digital transformation initiatives by more securely building, deploying and running their cloud-native applications anywhere. StackRox will continue to support multiple Kubernetes offerings such as Amazon EKS, Azure AKS, and Google GKE.

CKS Certification Study Guide: Minimize Microservice Vulnerabilities

CKS Certification Study Guide: Minimize Microservice Vulnerabilities

Previous Sections As we continue the study guide for the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) program, be sure to check out the information and content breakdown from our previous CKS posts: CKS CNCF Announcement and Exam Study CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Setup in Kubernetes CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Hardening CKS Certification Study Guide: System Hardening This blog references tools to set up a Kubernetes version 1.19 cluster and review the CKS - Cluster Setup section.

CKS Certification Study Guide: System Hardening in Kubernetes

CKS Certification Study Guide: System Hardening in Kubernetes

Previous Sections As we continue the study guide for the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) program, be sure to check out the information and content breakdown from our previous CKS posts: CKS CNCF Announcement and Exam Study CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Setup in Kubernetes CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Hardening This blog references tools to set up a Kubernetes version 1.19 cluster and review the CKS - Cluster Setup section.

‘Screaming in the Cloud’ - Eliminating Security Risks in Kubernetes

‘Screaming in the Cloud’ - Eliminating Security Risks in Kubernetes

Chris Porter, Director of Solutions Engineering at StackRox recently joined Cloud Economist, Corey Quinn on ‘Screaming in the Cloud’ for a chat about eliminating security risks in Kubernetes. You can listen to the conversation in the podcast episode below, or you can read through the transcript that follows, condensed and modified for clarity. Corey Quinn: Welcome to screaming in the cloud. I’m Corey Quinn. I’m joined on this promoted episode by Chris Porter, Director of Solutions Engineering over at StackRox.

CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Hardening

CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Hardening

Previous Sections As we continue the study guide for the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) program, be sure to check out the information and content breakdown from our previous CKS posts: CKS CNCF Announcement and Exam Study Tips CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Setup in Kubernetes This blog references tools to set up a Kubernetes version 1.19 cluster and review the CKS - Cluster Setup section. There is the ability to create a Kubernetes cluster from our GitHub repository using Terraform and Rancher Kubernetes Engine (RKE) in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Amazon Web Services (AWS).

What’s New in Kubernetes 1.20? New Features and Updates

What’s New in Kubernetes 1.20? New Features and Updates

Kubernetes 1.20 has been released! Congratulations to the Kubernetes release team on this newest version with a release cycle that returned back to a shorter period of 11 weeks following the extended cycle for 1.19 earlier this year. Amid an extremely challenging year and coming on the heels of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America, this latest release highlights the rapid pace of innovation and development by the Kubernetes community with a total of 42 feature enhancements, across various stages of maturity, being advanced in 1.

CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Setup in Kubernetes

CKS Certification Study Guide: Cluster Setup in Kubernetes

As we dive into studying for the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) program, make sure to understand the test and its structure. A full blog details the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) announcement about the CKS and its exam structure. CKS CNCF Announcement and Exam Study This blog references tools to set up a Kubernetes version 1.19 cluster and review the CKS - Cluster Setup section. There is the ability to create a Kubernetes cluster from our GitHub repository using Terraform and Rancher Kubernetes Engine (RKE) in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Amazon Web Services (AWS).

CVE-2020-8554: Man in the Middle Vulnerability in Kubernetes - Top Recommendations

CVE-2020-8554: Man in the Middle Vulnerability in Kubernetes - Top Recommendations

This week, the Kubernetes Product Security Committee disclosed a new security issue (CVE-2020-8554) that affects every version of Kubernetes. It is medium severity and no patch is available. Kubernetes administrators are advised to (1) limit certain cluster permissions as well as (2) restrict and manually audit external IP usage within clusters. It is also recommended that multi-tenant cluster scenarios be reconsidered where possible and appropriate. Vulnerability Summary CVE-2020-8554 is a man-in-the-middle (MITM) vulnerability that exists in every version of Kubernetes with the most significant impact on multitenant clusters.