Posts tagged Kubernetes Security

4 min Cloud Security

Cloud Threat Detection: To Agent or Not to Agent?

Should you be using agents to secure cloud applications, or not? The answer depends on what exactly you're trying to secure.

3 min Cloud Security

Is Your Kubernetes Cluster Ready for Version 1.24?

Kubernetes rolled out Version 1.24 on May 3, 2022. This version is packed with notable improvements, so we're covering some of the significant items.

6 min Cloud Security

InsightCloudSec Supports the Recently Updated NSA/CISA Kubernetes Hardening Guide

The NSA and CISA recently updated their Kubernetes Hardening Guide. Here's how InsightCloudSec supports the updated guidance.

3 min Cloud Security

Why Security in Kubernetes Isn't the Same as in Linux: Part 2

Security for Kubernetes might not be quite the same as what you're used to. This post covers the security concerns unique to Kubernetes.

4 min Cloud Security

Why Security in Kubernetes Isn't the Same as in Linux: Part 1

Deploying your product on a Kubernetes cluster has a different security cost than on a traditional Linux server.

3 min Cloud Security

Stay Ahead of Threats With Cloud Workload Protection

Cloud workload protection (CWP) brings major structural changes to software development and enhances security across all processes.

3 min Cloud Security

Kubernetes Guardrails: Bringing DevOps and Security Together on Cloud

Kubernetes Guardrails in InsightCloudSec help DevOps and security teams both realize the full benefits of cloud and container technologies.

4 min Kubernetes Security

Have You Checked the New Kubernetes RBAC Swiss Army Knife?

InsightCloudSec’s RBAC tool is an all-in-one open-source tool for analyzing Kubernetes RBAC policies and simplifying Kubernetes RBAC.

3 min Kubernetes Security

Kubernetes Security Is Not Container Security

I recently had an interesting discussion with Gianluca Brindisi from Spotify about the differences between Kubernetes security and container security.

5 min Kubernetes Security

Securing Kubernetes Deployments From Runway to Takeoff

Kubernetes use is rising rapidly—according to a 2019 Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) survey, 78% of respondents say they use Kubernetes today (58% more respondents than the previous year).

3 min Kubernetes Security

Rapid7 Announces Kubernetes Integration General Availability in InsightVM

Rapid7 is excited to announce the general availability of our Kubernetes integration in InsightVM, our vulnerability management tool.

3 min Kubernetes Security

Kubernetes Namespaces Are Not as Secure as You Think

A common misconception around namespaces is that they are truly separated. However, it is more likely to think of it as a police tape—you know it is there, but it is fairly easy to bypass it.

2 min Rapid7 Perspective

Rapid7 Acquires Leading Kubernetes Security Provider, Alcide

We at Rapid7 are happy to announce that we have acquired Alcide, a leader in Kubernetes security based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

3 min Cloud Security

Deploying Kubernetes Across Multiple Clouds

Kubernetes is essentially a container orchestration platform. It is not a container runtime (software that executes containers and manages container images on a node), meaning it doesn’t replace Docker.

3 min Kubernetes Security

Analyzing Activity on Kubernetes Ports: Potential Backdooring Through the Kubelet API

Recently at Rapid7 Labs, we’ve noticed an increase in activity on ports related to the management of a Kubernetes [https://kubernetes.io/] cluster. In this post, we provide background context to Kubernetes and how it relates to the issues we see, as well as offer some guidance for securing a Kubernetes cluster. These days, more and more people are deploying their software using container services such as Docker. Containers make it easy for developers to replicate programming environments in dev