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Cloud-native Security & Compliance

Tony Chong

Tony Chong

Tony is an engineering leader with over 20 years of experience. He’s been commended for mentoring and inspiring teams, implementing standards and aligning technology with business requirements from the ground up. A former CTO, Tony currently consults and advises start-ups.

Recent Posts

Pod Security Policies Advisor - Container Running with Uncontrolled Linux Capabilities
Overview Kubernetes allows pods to have specific node capabilities without providing full root access. If...
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Pod Security Policies Advisor - Container running with PrivilegeEscalation Enabled
Overview Containers running with privilegeEscalation enabled are allowing container processes to elevate...
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Pod Security Policies Advisor - Container Running as Root
OVERVIEW By default, containers run as root. We consider this a security risk and something overlooked in...
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Pod Security Policies Advisor - Container Running in Privileged Mode
OVERVIEW As you take your next steps into securing your Kubernetes cluster, Magalix wants to ensure that...
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Governing your Containers with Pod Security Policies
OVERVIEW We all know running anything as root is bad practice. We also know giving an authorized user more...
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Metadata Labels Enforce Owner Policy
Overview As our organizations continue to shift back towards the left, developers will continue to gain...
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Using the Latest Container Image Tag Can Cause Nightmares
Overview When it comes to managing the behavior of your containers, Kubernetes does a good job of taking...
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DevOps Kubernetes Policies
Govern Your Image Tags with a Policy
Overview Setting image tags is a core feature of your pod spec. Not setting this in your manifest can lead...
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Govern Pulling Container Images with a Policy
Overview By default, Magalix KubeAdvisor ships with a governance policy that detects whether or not the...
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Create A CI/CD Pipeline With Kubernetes And Jenkins
What Does CI/CD Try To Solve? CI/CD is a term that is often heard alongside other terms like DevOps,
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Kubernetes StatefulSets 101 - State Of The Pods
  The Difference Between a Statefulset And a Deployment
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The Sidecar Pattern
Do One Thing, Do it Best
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Kubernetes Patterns : Environment Variables Configuration Pattern
Each and every application out there needs external configuration at some point. For example, the error
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Kubernetes and Containers Best Practices - Health Probes
What Is The Health Probe Pattern? When you’re designing a mission-critical, highly-available application,
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Implementing A Reverse Proxy Server In Kubernetes Using The Sidecar
What Is A Sidecar? A sidecar refers to a seat attached to the bicycle or motorbike so that they run on
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Kubernetes Secrets 101
What is a Kubernetes Secret? There are many times when a Kubernetes Pod needs to use sensitive data. Think
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Kubernetes 101 - Concepts and Why It Matters
A 10k feet overview of Kubernetes Concepts and Architecture
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Kubernetes Observability: Log Aggregation Using ELK Stack
Logging In The Cloud-Native Age In the old days, all components of your infrastructure were well-defined
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Deploying An Application On Kubernetes From A to Z
We’ve all been there. You learned the basics of Kubernetes, Pods, ReplicaSets, Deployments, Services, etc.
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Creating Custom Kubernetes Operators
An Operator Or A Custom Controller? When I first approached this topic, I had some confusion about whether
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Kubernetes Patterns : The Init Container Pattern
The Initialization Pattern The initialization logic is common among programming languages in general. In
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