Kubernetes Security Concepts Parts 1 & 2

Categories: Kubernetes, Security

There are multiple elements to Kubernetes where each component seems like a character in a book, pods, services, deployments, secrets, jobs, config maps, and more. In this presentation, we just focus on the security aspect of Kubernetes and the components involved. Particularly centered around RBAC and ServiceAccounts. What they are, what they do. We discuss etcd and secrets. We will also discuss other options for security in Kubernetes.

In this combined 3-hour workshop-style presentation, we cover what you need to know about securing your Kubernetes cluster.

  • Service Accounts

  • Secrets

  • Kubernetes API

  • Authentication

  • Authorization

  • RBAC

  • Roles and Cluster Roles