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Impressions from KubeSec, The First Enterprise Kubernetes Security Summit

On Monday, “day 0” of this year’s KubeCon/CloudNativeCon, we held our first KubeSec Enterprise Summit event, co-located with KubeCon under the auspices of the CNCF. Aqua hosted the event together with our partners Red Hat and AWS. The event was over-subscribed, and we had to make special allowance for late …

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Istio Security: Zero-Trust Networking

This is the second in our series of blog posts on Istio, and will focus on Istio’s security features: what they are, how they work and how they help protect your workloads and your data.

Building, deploying and maintaining secure, cloud native software requires multiple overlapping solutions at different stages of …

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Severe Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in Kubernetes (CVE-2018-1002105)

Earlier this week, a severe vulnerability in Kubernetes (CVE-2018-1002105) was disclosed that allows an unauthenticated user to perform privilege escalation and gain full admin privileges on a cluster. The CVE was given the high severity score of 9.8 (out of 10) and it affects all Kubernetes versions from 1.0 …

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Enterprise Kubernetes Security at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America is just around the corner, and looks like it is going to break attendance records, becoming the largest gathering of the Kubernetes and cloud native community ever!

Such massive adoption by large organizations in their production deployments, brings with it security and …

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PKS Security

Security for Pivotal PAS and PKS

After we made the Aqua Security Scanner for PCF announcement last spring, we started the process of supporting Pivotal Container Service (PKS).  Many Pivotal Cloud Foundry PAS customers have tested PKS and many are in production.  

Having been on the security infrastructure side of life for a couple decades, this …

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Kube-hunter - an open source tool for Kubernetes penetration testing

Aqua released a free tool called kube-hunter to help with Kubernetes SecurityYou give it the IP or DNS name of your Kubernetes cluster, and kube-hunter probes for security issues - it’s like automated penetration testing. 

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Aqua’s Consumption-Based Container Runtime Security Solution on GCP Marketplace

We’re pleased to announce that the Aqua Container Security Platform is now available on the Google Cloud Marketplace. This is the industry’s first consumption-based security solution for containers, enabled for Kubernetes, providing full lifecycle container security from development to production.

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AWS EKS Container Security

Creating and Securing an EKS Cluster: First Steps

Amazon’s managed Kubernetes service, EKS, recently went GA. Here are a few things I learnt spinning up an EKS cluster for the first time, and running the kube-bench tests on it.

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Securing Kubernetes Deployments on Amazon EKS with Aqua

AWS made its Elastic Container Services for Kubernetes (EKS) generally available today. We at Aqua had access to the preview version for some time, which allowed us to ensure that our container security platform works with EKS to provide its full spectrum of runtime protection capabilities. 

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Docker Networking and Kubernetes Networking Tools

Popular Docker Networking and Kubernetes Networking Tools

In a previous post, we explored six tools for storing data for Docker containers. Another challenge in container environments is getting containers to network in a consistent and secure manner - especially as container workloads may appear on different hosts as applications scale out, then disappear when they’re …

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Kubernetes 1.10 Release Security

Kubernetes 1.10: What’s New in Security

Kubernetes 1.10 was officially released recently, with many new enhancements and improvements. This version of Kubernetes, which is lighter on the security side compared to the recent 1.9 and 1.8 releases that were very security focused, offers several new worthy security related features.

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