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We had the chance to see quite a bit of clusters in our years of experience with kubernetes (both managed
and unmanaged - on GCP, AWS and Azure), and we see some mistakes being repeated.
No shame in that, we’ve done most of these too!
I'll try to show the ones we see very often and talk a bit about how to fix them.
We've spent most of the last month on implementing EKS. Surprisingly, we're always
solving the same concerns no matter what project we're working on.
Here's couple of tips for your EKS clusters! Kube2iam is amazing tool. I really like it and it helped me with granular control access in couple of projects.
However, there's a better solution that is supported out of the box: IAM roles for services accounts.
As you might already know, security is not something that a specialized department should be responsible for. Instead, we all should bear in mind that security matters and build secure solutions from the very beginning. Today we're gonna talk about some practices in the world of containerized apps and Kubernetess. So let's say we have some best practices for the containerized workloads. But how to enforce that? We'll tell you right away.Read More