Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

The Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist Exam Details

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.

  • Exam Code: CKS

  • Delivery Method: Online Delivery

  • Duration: 2 Hours

Recommended Training

  • CN251: Cloud Native Operations Bootcamp & CN330: Advanced Kubernetes Security

  • Learn more about the knowledge requirements for the CKS exam

System Requirements

Exams are delivered online and closely monitored by proctors via webcam, audio, and remote screen viewing. Candidates must provide their own front-end hardware to take exams, including a computer with:

  • Chrome or Chromium Browser

  • Reliable Internet Access

  • Webcam

  • Microphone

For a full list of exam requirements please review the CNCF FAQ.

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