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Kubernetes and LDAP: Enterprise Authentication for Kubernetes
Mar 22, 2022 | 12 Minute Read

Authentication is an important part of functionality across software applications and infrastructures. It allows you to restrict access to users the system recognizes via tokens, username and password pairs, certificates, and other authentication mechanisms.

Five Dex Alternatives for Kubernetes Authentication
Mar 2, 2022 | 8 Minute Read

Authentication helps control access to cluster resources by first verifying a user’s identity. In Kubernetes, the API server needs to verify the identity of every request it receives.

Dex for Kubernetes: How Does it Work?
Feb 23, 2022 | 6 Minute Read

Despite being the most widely used open source container orchestration platform today, Kubernetes does not have the means to create and manage users—at least not natively.

10 Essentials for Kubernetes Access Control
Feb 15, 2022 | 7 Minute Read

Kubernetes, an automated system for managing containerized applications, offers multiple benefits to developers. It eliminates application downtime by creating a new pod automatically when an existing pod crashes, and it allows teams to easily scale applications for traffic increases or decreases.

Managing Access to Kubernetes Clusters for Engineering Teams
Feb 7, 2022 | 7 Minute Read

Kubernetes is a container orchestration tool for managing, deploying, and scaling containerized applications. It helps engineering teams deploy and manage applications across multiple servers with fewer complexities.

Kubernetes Policy Enforcement: OPA vs jsPolicy
Jan 5, 2022 | 7 Minute Read

If you need a policy management tool for your Kubernetes clusters, you have several options to choose from. Two popular policy tools are Open Policy Agent and jsPolicy.

Kubernetes RBAC: Basics and Advanced Patterns
Oct 27, 2021 | 7 Minute Read

Kubernetes has modernized how organizations build, test, and deploy their software. Thanks to its modularity, open-source framework, and role-based access control (RBAC), companies can create a highly scalable and reliable enterprise-grade cluster while meeting strict security and governance requirements.

Multi-Tenant Kubernetes Clusters: Challenges and Useful Tooling
Sep 30, 2021 | 6 Minute Read

Multi-tenancy in Kubernetes can seem like an appealing solution to many problems. Maybe it’s to give your developers their own space and save costs by doing it inside a single cluster.

Hands-on Introduction to jsPolicy with Rawkode
Sep 21, 2021 | 1 Minute Read

Recently I had the chance to appear on another episode of Rawkode Live with Loft Labs CEO Lukas Gentele, talking about jsPolicy. If you’re not familiar with it, jsPolicy is a policy framework for Kubernetes that allows you to write policies using JavaScript or TypeScript.

Kubernetes Admission Controllers: What They Are and Why They Matter
Sep 20, 2021 | 8 Minute Read

With Kubernetes becoming the gold standard for advanced container orchestration, it’s also become necessary to use extensions that work alongside Kubernetes to provide security and modularity.

Kubernetes Network Policies: A Practitioner's Guide
Sep 8, 2021 | 9 Minute Read

Providing security for our infrastructure and applications is a never-ending continuous process. This article will talk about security in Kubernetes clusters, traffic incoming and outgoing to/from the cluster, and the traffic within the cluster.

Kubernetes Network Policies for Isolating Namespaces
Jul 8, 2021 | 9 Minute Read

Kubernetes is hailed as a modern-day operating system for cloud-native applications. It simplifies application deployment and management for applications running in the cloud. However, when running applications deployed in production, security cannot be overlooked.

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