Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

Description from Linux Fundation:

The Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) program provides assurance that a CKS has the skills, knowledge, and competence on a broad range of best practices for securing container-based applications and Kubernetes platforms during build, deployment and runtime. CKA certification is required to sit for this exam.


  1. Cluster Setup

  2. Cluster Hardening

  3. System Hardening

  4. Minimize Microservice Vulnerabilities

  5. Supply Chain Security

  6. Monitoring, Logging and Runtime Security