Managing Kubernetes Secrets


There are many ways to keep your application API keys, tokens, and passwords confidential in Kubernetes, but choosing the right technique can feel overwhelming.

Explore the benefits of using an external secrets provider like HashiCorp Vault. We’ll compare and contrast two techniques for using Vault to store and share secrets with a Kubernetes cluster. You’ll come away from this talk with a better understanding of how to use Vault to manage secrets in Kubernetes.

What You’ll Learn:
– Benefits of using external secrets provider
– How to use the Kubernetes External Secrets Operator with HashiCorp Vault
– How to use the Kubernetes Secrets Store CSI Driver with HashiCorp Vault
– Benefits and drawbacks of the External Secrets Operator and the Secrets Store CSI Driver

Resources:
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-securely-manage-secrets-with-hashicorp-vault-on-ubuntu-20-04
https://secrets-store-csi-driver.sigs.k8s.io/introduction.html
https://learn.hashicorp.com/tutorials/vault/kubernetes-secret-store-driver
https://external-secrets.io/v0.5.2/

Presented By:
Kim Schlesinger, Developer Advocate

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