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Securing Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Clusters

by Anthony Nocentino and Ben Weissman

This course will teach you to design, configure, and manage cluster security in Azure Kubernetes Service. Focusing on API server access, authentication, authorization, and network policies.

What you'll learn

Azure Kubernetes Services is a platform-as-a-service offering that provides you with a Kubernetes service in the Azure cloud. Like any other service, to operate it successfully you need to understand how to secure it. In this course, Securing Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Clusters, you will learn security concepts at the cluster, node, and network level to deploy production application services in AKS.

First, you’ll learn to configure secure access to AKS Cluster itself. Next, you’ll discover how to secure AKS worker nodes. Finally, you'll explore how to secure network traffic in your cluster. When you are finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of Azure Kubernetes Service clusters needed to build and deploy secure clusters in AKS.

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About the authors

Anthony is a Principal Field Solution Architect at Pure Storage as well as a Pluralsight Author, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Linux Expert, and Corporate Problem Solver. Anthony designs solutions, deploys the technology, and provides expertise on business system performance, architecture, and security. Anthony has a Bachelors and Masters in Computer Science with research publications in high performance/low latency data access algorithms and spatial database systems.

Ben Weissman, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. Besides his Pluralsight courses, Ben is also the co-author of multiple books on data and kubernetes including "SQL Server on Kubernetes ", "Azure Arc-enabled Data Services", "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and "The Biml Book". He is also a regular speaker at international events. Ben and his team at Solisyon have been involved in more than 200 Business I... more

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