The newly released Kubernetes 1.8 is the third release this year, and shows great progress and maturity of the Kubernetes project. I’m happy that the community continues to make progress in several security-related areas that have been under development or in beta for a while, and are now officially released.
Last week I presented at the NY Kubernetes meetup on security best practices.
Would you ever give your keys to a stranger? That’s exactly what someone at IBM did: they left private keys to the Docker host environment in IBM’s Data Science Experience service accessible to the outside world. Wayne Chang, security consultant who found this, explains in his original report:
Network segmentation is not a new concept in security. It’s been around for a while and is considered one of the most effective methods of limiting the “blast radius”, i.e., preventing extensive damage in case of an attack or a breach by limiting the attacker to a sealed-off segment of the network. In the era of APTs …