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Container Orchestration
Kubernetes
DevOps
Certification

Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

Mumshad Mannambeth
Trainer, DevOps
Vijin Palazhi
HashiCorp and CNCF Trainer
DevOps Pre-Requisite Course
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What you’ll learn

  • Introduction and Overview of Kubernetes
  • Understanding the attack surface of Kubernetes
  • Hardening and securing the Kubernetes cluster setup
  • Implementing basic authentication mechanisms
  • Using cluster roles and role bindings for authorization
  • Ensuring supply chain security for container images
  • Implementing monitoring, logging, and runtime security 
  • Configuring auditing and logging for improved security 
  • Preparing for the CKS certification exam

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Description

*** Updated for latest CKS (2024) 1.29 version of Exam ***

Kubernetes is one of the highest trending technology in Cloud Computing as of today. Kubernetes had the fastest growth in job searches, over 173% from a year before as reported recently by a survey conducted by Indeed.

Learn, practice, and get certified on Kubernetes with hands-on labs right in your browser.

Learning Kubernetes is essential for any DevOps professional. DevOps engineers are always in demand. Currently, the average Silicon Valley salary for a DevOps engineer is 20% higher than what a software engineer makes. DevOps engineers make an average of $140,000 to $200,000 annually. And One of the most in-demand skills is Kubernetes Administration.

Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It was originally designed by Google and is now maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Simplify Complex Technology

Kubernetes is at the cutting edge of application deployment. To elevate your DevOps career, learn how to effectively deploy applications on Kubernetes.

This course helps you gain the knowledge required to secure cloud-native applications on a Kubernetes cluster. A series of well-designed lectures with animation and illustration help you understand complex concepts easily.

Practice! Practice! Practice!

Lectures alone won’t help you clear the certification. The Kubernetes Certification is a practical hands-on exam. You need hands-on experience, you need to get fast, and you need practice. That is what our integrated hands-on lab experience gives you. Our coding quizzes can be accessed right in your browser without having to setup any lab environment yourself. We validate your work and give you feedback instantly. Preview a few lab exercises for Free!!

After you have completed the lectures and coding exercises you will have the opportunity to complete a series of assignments that put your new skills to the test. You will be given a challenge to solve using the Kubernetes skills you have learned.

This will give you real-world experience and the chance to work with other students in the community. You will develop a Kubernetes deployment and get feedback for your work.

Join Our Community!

Once you enroll in the CKS course, you will get access to our community of teachers and learners on Slack, where we discuss important topics, tips, and tricks to pass the exam. This is a great place for you to clear your doubts and get answers to your questions instantly.

This course is the best way for an Absolute Beginner to get Certified in Kubernetes Security (CKS).

Don’t waste any more time wondering what course is best for you. You’ve already found it. Get started right away!

Legal Notice:

Kubernetes and the Kubernetes logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Linux Foundation. in the United States and/or other countries. The Linux Foundation and other parties may also have trademark rights in other terms used herein. This course is not certified, accredited, affiliated with, nor endorsed by Kubernetes or The Linux Foundation.

Course Update History

  • Feb 17, 2024 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.29v
  • June 15, 2023 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.27v
  • Feb 2, 2023 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.26v
  • Oct 10, 2022 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.24v
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About the instructor

Mumshad Mannambeth — Founder of KodeKloud, an IT Consultant and a Certified Kubernetes Administrator.

Mumshad is passionate about sharing his knowledge and teaches over 600,000+ students worldwide. He believes the best way to learn is to learn by doing and in a fun way. He has authored multiple courses on DevOps and Cloud & Automation technologies. Mumshad’s courses focus on providing students with an interactive and hands-on experience in learning new technology that makes it fun & exciting.

About the instructor

Vijin Palazhi — Head of Technology at KodeKloud | HashiCorp and CNCF Trainer

Vijin is a training architect at KodeKloud. He is an Infrastructure Specialist with over 13 years of experience in IT Infrastructure with expertise in DevOps, Cloud, Systems Engineering, Architecture and Automation. Vijin loves to share his knowledge creatively, which keeps students motivated and focused on learning!

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