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Azure Kubernetes (AKS) Security Best Practices Part 3 of 4: Runtime Security

Azure Kubernetes (AKS) Security Best Practices Part 3 of 4: Runtime Security

Welcome to part three of our four-part series on best practices and recommendations for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster security. Previous posts have discussed how to plan and create secure AKS clusters and container images, and how to lock down AKS cluster networking infrastructure. This post will cover the critical topic of securing the application runtimes for AKS cluster workloads, and the tools and controls available to help enforce best practices in multi-tenant AKS clusters.

Azure Kubernetes (AKS) Security Best Practices Part 1 of 4: Designing Secure Clusters and Container Images

Azure Kubernetes (AKS) Security Best Practices Part 1 of 4: Designing Secure Clusters and Container Images

Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), launched in June 2018, has become one of the most popular managed Kubernetes services. Like any infrastructure platform or Kubernetes service, though, the Azure customer has to make important decisions and formulate a plan for creating and maintaining secure AKS clusters. While many of these requirements and responsibilities apply to all Kubernetes clusters, regardless of where they are hosted, AKS also has some specific requirements that the platform users must consider and act on to ensure that their AKS clusters and the workloads their organization runs on them will be safeguarded from possible breaches or other malicious attacks.