Course Description

This 2-day long training introduces concepts, procedures, and best practices to harden Kubernetes based systems and container-based applications against security threats. It deals with 6 main areas of cloud-native security: Kubernetes cluster setup, Kubernetes cluster hardening, hardening the underlying operating system and networks, minimizing microservices vulnerabilities, supply chain security as well as monitoring, logging, and runtime security.

This course does not only prepare delegates for the daily security administration of Kubernetes-based systems but also for the official Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) exam of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Course Length: 2 days

Structure: 50% theory 50% hands on lab exercises

Target audience: Kubernetes administrators who participated on one of our Kubernetes administration trainings or have a Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certifiction and want to learn about securing Kubernetes based systems and container-based applications.

Prerequisites: Linux container (e.g. Docker) and Kubernetes admin. skills, for instance by participating on our Docker and Kubernetes administration courses.

Location (online)Course PriceCKS exam voucher surcharge (optional)
Europe / EMEA€1,400 / $1,520$395
UK (online)£1,220£350
Americas (online)$1,600$395
Virtual ClassStartEnd
Europe (14:00-18:00)26 September 202329 September 2023
Americas (8-12 EDT)September 26 2023September 29 2023
Europe (16:00-20:00)27 November 202330 November 2023
Americas (10-14 EST)November 27 2023November 30 2023