DOP 167: How to Secure Kubernetes

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022

Show Notes

#167: When you install vanilla Kubernetes, which security option do you take? Trick question. There are no options. It is always installed wide open. If you’re just experimenting, that’s probably not a big deal.

However, how many times have we had an experiment turn into a production system? Probably too many times to count. At that point, retrofitting security into your Kubernetes cluster is near impossible.

In this episode, we speak with Lachlan Evenson about his thoughts on the proper strategies to secure your Kubernetes clusters.


Lachlan Evenson

Lachlan Evenson

Lachlan is a Principal Program Manager on the open source team at Azure. As a cloud native ambassador, emeritus Kubernetes steering committee member and release lead, Lachlan has deep operational knowledge of many Cloud Native projects. He spends his days building and contributing to software that addresses key challenges in the Cloud Native ecosystem.


Darin Pope

Darin Pope

Darin Pope is a developer advocate for CloudBees.

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and published author.

His big passions are DevOps, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).

He has published The DevOps Toolkit Series, DevOps Paradox and Test-Driven Java Development.

His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog

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