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4 Steps to Achieving Comprehensive Kubernetes Security

Jul 29, 2021

It's not an exaggeration to say that Kubernetes security affects just about everybody, given the explosive growth in the use of Kubernetes over the past few years. The 2020 Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) survey found that 92% of responding organizations use Kubernetes in production.

This paper highlights the key considerations and best practices for Kubernetes security and discusses a comprehensive approach to helping teams secure their Kubernetes systems.

In this paper, you will learn:

  • Why and how to build security into the development process
  • The importance of eliminating security risks from images and containers
  • How to address the risk that lurks in the connections between components of the system
  • Why you must apply security controls at both build and runtime