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Deploying and Securing Containers on GKE

A critical step in software development security is to deploy secure apps. In this hands-on lab, you'll use the Container Scanning API to identify security vulnerabilities within a container image and deploy that image on GKE.


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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Apr 20, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Enable Container Scanning

    Enable the Container Scanning API service using the GCP console.

  2. Challenge

    View Vulnerabilities

    View the container security vulnerabilities using the Container Registry service.

  3. Challenge

    Docker Pull, Tag, and Push the Image

    Docker pull, tag, and push the DVWA Docker image to the Google Container Registry.

    Hint: The Docker image is located at vulnerables/web-dvwa.

  4. Challenge

    Deploy App on GKE

    1. Enable the Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) service using the GCP console.
    2. Create a Kubernetes cluster in standard cluster mode.
    3. Deploy the container on GKE.

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