Access and Security
Kubernetes provides a lot of solutions for access and security, both for the platform itself as well as your containers running on it. Secret management, access and identity, and service accounts make it so you can securely operate your workloads without compromising the data required to run them.
Getting Started with OPA Gatekeeper
An Introduction to the Open Policy Agent on Kubernetes using OPA Gatekeeper
Identity and Access Control
Lock down your Kubernetes cluster by implementing the principle of least privilege
Overview Best practices in Kubernetes security are rapidly evolving. Many security problems in early versions of Kubernetes are resolved by default in recent versions. However, like any complex system, there are still risks you should understand before you trust it with your production data. We’ve tried to summarize the most important things you should have in mind when you host sensitive workloads on Kubernetes. The topics discussed here help you understand potential risks in your cluster.
Using mutual TLS to secure Kubernetes workload traffic
Learn how to secure workload traffic in Kubernetes using mutual TLS.
What are Kubernetes Secrets and Service Accounts?
Kubernetes Secrets are a collection of keys and values that let you store sensitive information and a service account describes the set of permissions.