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Prevent Costly Mistakes that Expose Your Kubernetes Service

Nov 27, 2019 8:03:04 AM / by Adi Sapir posted in kubernetes, devops, alcide advisor, Kubernetes security, "load balancer"




Publishing a Kubernetes Service

In Kubernetes, a Service is an abstract way to expose an application running on a set of Pods as a network service

With Kubernetes you don’t need to modify your application to use an unfamiliar service discovery mechanism. Kubernetes gives Pods their own IP addresses and a single DNS name for a set of Pods, and can load-balance across them.

This post will describe the different ways used to publish a Kubernetes service, the risks harbored and the methods that can be applied to mitigate those risks.


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Alcide Integrates with Datadog to Enable Easy Kubernetes Audit Logs Monitoring and Investigation

Nov 19, 2019 3:00:00 PM / by Karine Regev posted in Kubernetes security, Datadog


In our recent blog about making Kubernetes logs auditing a viable practice we mentioned that in general, audit logs are used in two ways:

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Helm 3 Released - Bye Bye Tiller (And Why SecOps Should Care)

Nov 14, 2019 12:49:29 PM / by Gadi Naor posted in Kubernetes security, Helm


Helm 3 was released yesterday. Here's what it means for security pros.

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Kubernetes Orphaned Resources

Nov 13, 2019 8:16:37 AM / by Guy Moyal posted in cloud security, kubernetes, devops, alcide advisor, Kubernetes security, Advisor



The Kubernetes container-orchestration system provides a platform for automating deployments
and operations of application containers across clusters of hosts by defining resources as
manageable Objects. Some of these resources can be managed by other resources automatically
while others can be referenced through metadata fields within the object.

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Pod Security Policy

Oct 24, 2019 10:53:44 AM / by Adi Sapir posted in kubernetes, network security, pod, Kubernetes security


What is Pod Security Policy?

The Pod Security Policy, sometimes called PSP in short, is a Kubernetes resource that allows the enforcement of policy rules during the creation phase of a Pod.
When a PodSecurityPolicy resource is created, it does nothing. In order to use it, the requesting user or target pod’s service account must be authorized to use the policy, by allowing the use verb on the policy.

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