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Securing Your Kubernetes Cluster From Threats

Published on October 21, 2020 · Updated on November 9, 2020
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By Saurabh Gupta
Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
Securing Your Kubernetes Cluster From Threats


About the Talk

Kubernetes is the most popular container orchestration choice right now, but is it really secure? What are the risks of the high-risk vulnerabilities that have been discovered in Kubernetes and containers? How do we fix these known bugs?

This Tech Talk will cover key security practices for both individuals and organizations that are designing and implementing Kubernetes.

What You’ll Learn

  • How vulnerable is your Kubernetes cluster
  • Known vulnerabilities in Kubernetes and their potential risks
  • How to fix these known vulnerabilities
  • Security best practices to follow while designing a Kubernetes cluster


  • Basic knowledge of Kubernetes and container technologies. This session will focus on real-world security threats associated with Kubernetes and how we can follow some best practices to make our Kubernetes clusters more secure.



About the Presenter

Saurabh Gupta is a tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the software industry. Currently a Senior Developer Advocate with DigitalOcean, he can be found speaking at community meetups and conferences, as he is also part of the CNCF Speakers Bureau. His focus areas are around open source, DevOps, cloud, containers, and Kubernetes.

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