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The king of container orchestration needs the best security companion: Wallarm WAF. When it comes to speed, portability, and the advantages of microservices architecture, no other product can compete with Kubernetes as a container orchestrator. Nevertheless, even the best solutions have challenges, and security is always one of these. According to the CNCF’s Cloud Native Landscape, today the market offers more than 100 tools to manage containers, but 89% of the software architects, DevOps managers,…

The previous two blog articles in this series describe how to set up Wallarm Ingress controller and configure it so that it can properly allow or block traffic from trusted or suspicious/malicious IP addresses. This is essential to the functionality of Wallarm’s Ingress controller but it isn’t enough for production environments. In a production environment, it is essential that security products provide high availability, and that the operator has a high degree of visibility into…

Wallarm’s Kubernetes Ingress controller is designed to help protect your Kubernetes cluster against cyberattacks.  Its built-in web application firewall (WAF) is capable of detecting and blocking a wide range of common attacks against Kubernetes deployments. The previous article in this series discussed how to set up Wallarm’s Ingress controller to protect your Kubernetes cluster. However, there are a few configuration settings that you may need to modify in order to ensure optimal protection and performance…

Kubernetes clusters enable an organization to easily take advantage of containerization. While this is a huge asset, it also creates security issues. Many organizations lack visibility into the applications within their Kubernetes cluster and their attack surface. Within a Kubernetes cluster, an organization can be running websites, microservices, and APIs. The problem with these applications is that they are very likely to contain exploitable vulnerabilities. In fact, the average web application contains 22 vulnerabilities, 4…