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Mar 24, 2020   |  By Karen Bruner
Last week we published part one of our five-part Amazon’s Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) security blog series discussing how to securely design your EKS clusters. This blog post expands on the EKS cluster security discussion and identifies security best practices for your critical cluster add-ons. EKS leaves the task of installing and managing most AWS service integrations and common Kubernetes extensions to the user.
Mar 23, 2020   |  By Karen Bruner
The release of Kubernetes version 1.18 comes at an interesting time, to say the least. The Kubernetes release team has done an amazing job of pushing out the new version despite all the turmoil and uncertainty caused by the spread of COVID-19, which impacts the global Kubernetes developer community members like everyone else. The release features a number of new enhancements and changes.
Mar 18, 2020   |  By Michelle McLean
I’ve always said the best part of my job is talking to customers – especially happy customers! – and I got that chance a couple weeks ago in interviewing George Gerchow, the chief security officer at Sumo Logic. George is one of those “no BS, move fast, lead by serving, and do it all with a smile” guys. And he’s unflinching about the criticality of security to the company he serves.
Mar 17, 2020   |  By Karen Bruner
When it comes to cloud services like AWS, customers need to understand what features and tools their cloud provider makes available, as well as which pieces of the management role falls on the user. That share of the workload becomes even more critical with respect to securing the Kubernetes cluster, the workloads deployed to it, and its underlying infrastructure.
Mar 12, 2020   |  By Karen Bruner
Istio has become one of the most popular service meshes for securing and controlling network traffic in Kubernetes clusters. The releases of the past year have focused in large part on improving the performance of Istio and simplifying its installation, configuration, and management. Istio version 1.5, released on March 5, continues this trend towards operational maturity. This new release combines some major architectural and API changes with increased automation and tooling.
Feb 10, 2020   |  By StackRox
Download to learn about: Key Kubernetes security considerations you must be aware of, Operationalizing built-in Kubernetes security features (RBAC, admission controllers, network policies), Security best practices for building/deploying containers as well as protecting your containerized apps during runtime, and How StackRox helps customer secure their containers and Kubernetes across build, deploy, and runtime phases.
Mar 3, 2019   |  By StackRox
Download our definitive guide to implementing a container security strategy across the application development life cycle.
Mar 1, 2019   |  By StackRox
Download this guide to learn about the container security challenges to complying with PCI DSS and how StackRox helps bring your container environment into compliance with PCI DSS.
Feb 1, 2019   |  By StackRox
The State of Container Security report was written to understand how container and Kubernetes adoption trends intersected with security concerns.
Jan 1, 2019   |  By StackRox
If you run workloads in Kubernetes, you know how much important data is accessible through the Kubernetes API-from details of deployments to persistent storage configurations to secrets. The Kubernetes community has delivered a number of impactful security features in 2017 and 2018, including Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for the Kubernetes API.
Mar 18, 2020   |  By StackRox
George Gerchow, chief security officer at Sumo Logic, talks about applying security early in the app dev process and how leveraging the Kubernetes-native architecture of StackRox fits perfectly into that mandate.
Feb 25, 2020   |  By StackRox
In this StackRox video, Karen Bruner takes a wide-ranging look at the current features and limitations of the managed Kubernetes services from the three largest cloud service providers: Amazon’s Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). We hope that by presenting this information side-by-side, both current Kubernetes users and prospective adopters can see their options or get an overview of the current state of managed Kubernetes.
Feb 25, 2020   |  By StackRox
Google wraps a lot of great services around Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), its managed Kubernetes service. But even with Google taking on so much infrastructure setup and management, you still have responsibilities for significant aspects of security and compliance.
Feb 25, 2020   |  By StackRox
The recent Kubernetes security audit and the issues it identified got lots of publicity. But did you know that the audit reports also include many recommendations you can apply today to improve your security posture?
Feb 25, 2020   |  By StackRox
Join us to get your questions answered on how to improve security and reduce your blast radius while increasing velocity in cloud-native environments.