Bengaluru, India
Mon - Fri : 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri : 09:00 - 17:00
Online Instructor-Led Certification BootCamp

Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

This course is designed to equip you with an in-depth understanding of Kubernetes Security. The course is designed absolutely from scratch and provides hands-on exercises for you to experience the nitty-gritty of working with container security in production level.

This course is a perfect fit for aspirants who wish to be a Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS).

  • Want to be a Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

Cluster Setup

  • Use Network level policy to restrict cluster level access
  • Use CIS Benchmark to review the security configuration to Kubernetes component: (Kubeapi, kubedns, kubelet, ETCD)
  • Properly setup ingress objects with security control
  • Verify platform binaries before deploying

Cluster Hardening

  • Restrict access to Kubernetes API
  • Use role-based access control to minimize exposure
  • Protect node meta-data and endpoints
  • Update Kubernetes frequently
  • TLS in Kubernetes

System Hardening

  • Least privilege principle
  • Minimize Host OS footprint
  • Minimize IAM roles
  • SSH Hardening
  • Minimize external access to the network
  • Appropriately use Kernel hardening tools such as AppArmor, seccop

Minimize Microservice Vulnerabilities

  • Security Context
  • Admission Controller
  • Manage Kubernetes Secrets
  • Implement pod to pod encryption by use of mTLS
  • Pod Security policies
  • Use container runtime sandboxes in multi-tenant environment (gvisor, kata container)

Supply Chain Security

  • Minimize Base Image footprint
  • Scan images for known vulnerabilities
  • Secure your supply chain: whitelist allowed image registries, sign and validate images
  • Use static analysis of user workloads(Kubernetes resources and dockerfiles)

Logging and Monitoring and Runtime Security

  • Use audit Logs to monitor access
  • Ensure Immutability of Container runtime
  • Detect all phases of attack regardless of where it occurs and how it spread
  • Detect threats within physical infrastructure, apps, network, data, users and workloads
  • Perform deep analytical investigation and identification of bad actors within environment
  • Perform behavioral analytics of syscall process

  • Participants should have working knowledge on Linux OS commands.
  • Participants should be CKA certified and have good understanding of Containerization and Kubernetes concepts
  • Operating System – macOS, Windows 7 or above
  • Putty software to setup SSH connection

Mamta Jha – Co-founder, TechScalable

A Cloud Solution Architect with 15+ years of experience in training and consulting experience, has delivered training to corporates like Microsoft, Intuit, RedHat, VMware, HCL, GE, Applied Materials, Dell, Infosys, IBM, Schneider, L&T, TCS, Capgemini, Accenture, Hexaware, PWC, Wipro, Mindtree etc. to name a few. She is certified and delivers trainings in below technologies:

  • Azure  and Google Cloud
  • DevOps: Git, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, SonarQube, Artifacts, CI/CD pipeline
  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • RedHat OpenShift
  • RedHat OpenStack
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Mamta has worked in various production-level projects and has hands-on experience in architecting and implementing solutions.

  • Worked on various migration projects, wherein migrated from on-prem to  AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Setup Containerised environment for high performance and availability on-prem and Cloud using OpenShift/Kubernetes
  • Projects implementing CI/CD pipeline for all environments and  automating all stages of software development phases using various DevOps tools
  • Designed and implemented auto-healed, high available cluster using Azure Kubernetes Service / DigitalOcean Kubernetes Service/ Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Hands-on experience in provisioning and maintaining large OpenStack setup for telecom domain
  • Designing and implementing predictive analytical methods and/or applications and performing statistical analysis, data mining and retrieval processes on a large amount of data to identify trends, figures and other relevant information

A project will be provided and we will have Q&A after a week of the training.

In case the batch is cancelled, the amount would be credited back to the payee’s account in 5 working days.

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She is having In-depth Knowledge on the subject and excellent presentation skill towards the delivery of the training.

Manjunath N

A very systematic and detailed training program, covered many topics in a short span in time. Personally enjoyed the training a lot. Great Instructor.


Mamta is the best trainer I came across. Her excellent teaching skills and courteous personality has helped me tremendously. It is comforting to know that whenever I have a question you answer right away. I have learned so much from you and I look forward to learning more. Thank you for being a remarkable teacher and I am very grateful.

Naga Neelam

Mamta was precise and detail-oriented in the training approach. She was able to address many of the queries which were relevant to different practical scenarios. Appreciate all the effort and knowledge provided by the trainer.

Aananth Gopalan

The trainer was very patient to explain basic concepts in an understandable manner to a non-developer. Has tons of experience and patience.

Giridharan Ramaswamy

Fantastic Trainer, very friendly and encouraging. All of the exercises were on a scale of good to excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed your class. The course materials are excellent. Her professional attitude is much appreciated. I have been very pleased with her efforts. Mamta's enthusiasm and passion are exemplary. Some valuable experiences and learning – thank you

Naveen Kumar

It was very interesting and intensive training. Shivam is a very qualified and experienced trainer. Shivam, thank you for your course.

Ruslan Abdrakmanov

He is friendly and very knowledgeable in the subject.

Ilias Shaik

Having Proficient Knowledge in Cloud Technologies, Great to have him. The Best Trainer in my life so far.

Swamy Vallamalla

Yes, It was excellent training by the Trainer. He is always ready to clear the doubts at any time. Overall Perfect.

Arunkumar Manickavasagam