Kubernetes and Cloud Security Associate (KCSA)

The KCSA is a pre-professional certification designed for candidates interested in advancing to the professional level through a demonstrated understanding of foundational knowledge and skills of security technologies in the cloud native ecosystem.

This certification is ideal for individuals interested in learning about or working with cloud native security technologies.

KCSA will demonstrate a candidate’s basic knowledge of evaluating the security configuration of a Kubernetes cluster for compliance with security requirements including their ability to harden security controls, test and monitor the security, and assist in the identification and assessment of security risks and vulnerabilities. Learn more about the exam and sign up for updates on the Linux Foundation Training and Certification website.

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Cost $250 | Online Exam

Kubernetes and Cloud Security Associate

Exam details

This exam is an online, proctored, multiple-choice exam.

Overview of Cloud Native Security14%
Kubernetes Cluster Component Security22%
Kubernetes Security Fundamentals22%
Kubernetes Threat Model16%
Platform Security16%
Compliance and Security Frameworks10%

The cost is $250 and includes one free retake. For questions on the exam, please reach out.

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