The Kubernetes API Server: Exploring its security impact and how to lock it down


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Organizations are increasingly turning to Kubernetes to manage their containers. As reported by Container Journal, 48% of respondents to a 2020 survey said that their organizations were using the platform. That’s up from 27% two years prior.
These organizations could be turning to Kubernetes for the many benefits it affords them. As noted in its documentation, Kubernetes comes with the ability to distribute the container network traffic so as to keep organizations’ applications up and running. The platform is also capable of moving the actual state of any deployed containers to a desired state specified by the user as well of replacing and killing containers that don’t respond to a health check.
The double-edged growth of Kubernetes clusters
The benefits mentioned above trace back to the advantage of the Kubernetes cluster. At a minimum, a cluster consists of a…

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