Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

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Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

Master Kubernetes cluster and application security with the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) course. Learn best practices, tools, and techniques to protect against potential threats and vulnerabilities. Prepare for the CKS certification exam.

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Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

Overview

The “Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)” course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and skills for securing Kubernetes clusters and containerized applications. Participants will learn about various security mechanisms, best practices, and tools to protect Kubernetes environments from potential threats and vulnerabilities.

Objectives

At the end of Applying Professional Scrum Training for Software Developers course, participants will be able to

  • Understand the security principles and challenges in Kubernetes environments.

  • Implement security measures to protect Kubernetes clusters and applications.

  • Configure and manage authentication and authorization mechanisms.

  • Apply network security policies and controls within Kubernetes.

  • Troubleshoot and debug common issues in Kubernetes environments.

  • Prepare for the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) certification exam.

Prerequisites

  • Solid understanding of Kubernetes fundamentals and architecture.
  • Proficiency in containerization concepts and technologies.
  • Familiarity with Linux command line and system administration.
  • Basic knowledge of networking principles and protocols.
  • Experience with Kubernetes deployment and management.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Kubernetes Security2023-06-23T11:25:23+05:30
  • Understanding the importance of Kubernetes security
  • Overview of Kubernetes architecture and components
  • Common security challenges in Kubernetes deployments
Module 2: Kubernetes Security Fundamentals2023-06-23T11:27:53+05:30
  • Securing the Kubernetes control plane
  • Implementing RBAC (Role-Based Access Control)
  • Securing Kubernetes etcd cluster
  • Network security and pod-to-pod communication
Module 3: Container Security in Kubernetes2023-06-23T11:29:23+05:30
  • Container image security best practices
  • Implementing container runtime security
  • Isolation and resource limitations for containers
  • Container vulnerability scanning and image signing
Module 4: Securing Kubernetes Cluster Communications2023-06-23T11:31:08+05:30
  • Securing API server communication
  • Implementing mutual TLS (mTLS) authentication
  • Configuring network policies and ingress controllers
  • Securing communication between pods and services
Module 5: Authentication and Authorization in Kubernetes2023-06-23T11:33:04+05:30
  • User authentication and identity management
  • Integrating with external identity providers (LDAP, Active Directory)
  • Implementing service accounts and kubeconfig files
  • Role-based access control (RBAC) for fine-grained authorization
Module 6: Kubernetes Pod Security Policies2023-06-23T11:34:21+05:30
  • Understanding pod security policies
  • Implementing and enforcing pod security policies
  • Managing privileged containers and host namespaces
  • Controlling container capabilities and volume permissions
Module 7: Monitoring and Auditing Kubernetes Security2023-06-23T11:35:43+05:30
  • Implementing logging and auditing in Kubernetes
  • Leveraging Kubernetes audit logs for security analysis
  • Monitoring cluster health and security events
  • Using security-focused monitoring tools and frameworks
Module 8: Kubernetes Security Best Practices2023-06-23T11:37:32+05:30
  • Updating and patching Kubernetes components
  • Performing vulnerability assessments and security audits
  • Incident response and handling security breaches
  • Secure configuration management and secrets management
Module 9: Kubernetes Security Tools and Frameworks2023-06-23T11:39:05+05:30
  • Introduction to Kubernetes security tools and frameworks
  • Container scanning and vulnerability assessment tools
  • Network security tools for Kubernetes environments
  • Security auditing and compliance frameworks
Module 10: Kubernetes Security Certification Exam Preparation2023-06-23T11:41:09+05:30
  • Overview of the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) exam
  • Exam format, topics, and question types
  • Study tips and recommended resources
  • Practice exams and mock assessments
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