Training Course

Kubernetes Security Essentials (LFS260)

This course provides the skills and knowledge on a broad range of best practices for securing container-based applications and Kubernetes platforms during build, deployment and runtime.

Who Is It For

This course is ideal for anyone holding a CKA certification and interested in or responsible for cloud security.
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What You’ll Learn

This course exposes you to knowledge and skills needed to maintain security in dynamic, multi-project environments. This course addresses security concerns for cloud production environments and covers topics related to the security container supply chain, discussing topics from before a cluster has been configured through deployment, and ongoing, as well as agile use, including where to find ongoing security and vulnerability information. The course includes hands-on labs to build and secure a Kubernetes cluster, as well as monitor and log security events.
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What It Prepares You For

This course is designed as preparation for the Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) Exam, and will substantially increase students' ability to become certified.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. Cloud Security Overview
Chapter 3. Preparing to Install
Chapter 4. Installing the Cluster
Chapter 5. Securing the kube-apiserver
Chapter 6. Networking
Chapter 7. Workload Considerations
Chapter 8. Issue Detection
Chapter 9. Domain Review

Gain your certification after this course with our CKS Exam

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To successfully complete the lab exercises in this course, access to a Linux server or Linux desktop/laptop is required. Access to a public cloud provider, or VirtualBox on your machine is also needed. Detailed instructions to set up your lab environment are provided in the course.
Lab Info
If using a cloud provider like GCP or AWS, you should be able to complete the lab exercises using the free tier or credits provided to you. However, you may incur charges if you exceed the credits initially allocated by the cloud provider, or if the cloud provider’s terms and conditions change.
Learning Path
Dec 2022
This course is very practical, with great theoretical explanations. Everything is very well organized. I am learning a lot.
Nov 2022
Not only was Kubernetes security explained, but the overall security of the organizations where Kubernetes is in use.
Sep 2022
Every topic is covered in detail, and in easy to understand language.
Jul 2022
Similar to CKA, I really appreciate the fact that this is a very skill-based certification. Not just some theoretical multiple choice questions, just a bash and some actual doing! One of the few certificates I am proud of, as it feels the certification really tested your skills.
Jun 2022
I liked that this course went far beyond just the Kubernetes aspects. This was unexpected and a really good surprise.
May 2022
There was a nice balance between technical content and governance information.