Integrating with Secret Stores

Kubernetes provides a basic system for managing Secrets, but it is not typically seen as secure enough for sensitive data such as passwords, tokens, or keys, especially in production settings. To address this, integrating advanced Secrets management tools into Kubernetes is vital. These tools enhance security through encryption and offer centralized management of sensitive information. This surpasses the native capabilities of Kubernetes Secrets, leading to a more robust and compliant security stance. In this chapter, you will learn how to integrate Secrets management tools with Kubernetes. The chapter will cover how to configure external secret stores in Kubernetes and explore the different types of external ...

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