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Kubernetes Security Fundamentals (LFS460)

This instructor-led course provides skills and knowledge across 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 Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) exam and will substantially increase students’ ability to become certified.
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Course Outline
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- Linux Foundation
- Linux Foundation Training
- Linux Foundation Certifications
- Linux Foundation Digital Badges
- Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
- E-Learning Course: LFS260
- Distribution Details
- Labs
Cloud Security Overview
- Multiple Projects
- What is Security?
- Assessment
- Prevention
- Detection
- Reaction
- Classes of Attackers
- Types of Attacks
- Attack Surfaces
- Hardware and Firmware Considerations
- Security Agencies
- Manage External Access
- Labs
Preparing to Install
- Image Supply Chain
- Runtime Sandbox
- Verify Platform Binaries
- Minimize Access to GUI
- Policy Based Control
- Labs
Installing the Cluster
- Update Kubernetes
- Tools to Harden the Kernel
- Kernel Hardening Examples
- Mitigating Kernel Vulnerabilities
- Labs
Securing the kube-apiserver
- Restrict Access to API
- Enable Kube-apiserver Auditing
- Configuring RBAC
- Pod Security Policies
- Minimize IAM Roles
- Protecting etcd
- CIS Benchmark
- Using Service Accounts
- Labs
- Firewalling Basics
- Network Plugins
- iptables
- Mitigate Brute Force Login Attempts
- Netfilter rule management
- Netfilter Implementation
- nft Concepts
- Ingress Objects
- Pod to Pod Encryption
- Restrict Cluster Level Access
- Labs
Workload Considerations
- Minimize Base Image
- Static Analysis of Workloads
- Runtime Analysis of Workloads
- Container Immutability
- Mandatory Access Control
- SELinux
- AppArmor
- Generate AppArmor Profiles
- Labs
Issue Detection
- Understanding Phases of Attack
- Preparation
- Understanding an Attack Progression
- During an Incident
- Handling Incident Aftermath
- Intrusion Detection Systems
- Threat Detection
- Behavioral Analytics
- Labs
Domain Reviews
- Preparing for the Exam
- Labs
Closing and Evaluation Survey
- Evaluation Survey

Learning Path
This course requires CKA certification or equivalent knowledge and/or experience.
Sep 2021
Great content, and detailed explanations for the kernel side of a Kubernetes implementation.
Mar 2021
Excellent course, and excellent instructor.
Mar 2021
Interactive sessions, and listening to the instructor's real life experiences.
Mar 2021
Great instructor - was happy to be open on approaches in security, what works and what doesn't work.
Mar 2021
A very good mix of theory and practical. Very knowledgeable instructor, and I feel more confident about preparing for the exam now.