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Getting CKS Certified with RX-M

RX-M offers two ways to get the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) certification. Our CKS certified trainers can deliver the boot camp and proctor the exam for your team privately, on-site at your organization, or just enroll in one of our public CKS boot camps.

The Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist program was created by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in collaboration with The Linux Foundation (LF), to help develop the Kubernetes ecosystem.

RX-M is a Linux Foundation Authorized Training Partner (ATP), part of the founding class of Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSP) and Kubernetes Training Partners (KTP), and a charter member of the CNCF.

We are uniquely positioned as unbiased & market neutral. All of RX-M's CKS Bootcamps are led by Certified Kubernetes Security Specialists.

Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) Boot Camp with Exam

5 Days

Open Enrollments Available

Available On-Site

Available Virtually


RX-M’s Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist Bootcamp is an intensive 5-day program designed to provide technology professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist exam. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of Kubernetes and the essential skills required by Kubernetes Administrators and Security professionals.

Who should attend?

Kubernetes (K8s) Operators, Information Technology (IT) and Quality Assurance (QA) Staff, Technical Managers, Site/Service Reliability Engineers (SRE), Release Engineers (RE), DevOps and Build Personnel


Live instructor-led training (ILT); lecture, hands-on labs, student exercises, and demos


Available for instructor-led (ILT) in-person/on-site training or virtual instructor-led (VILT) delivery. Open enrollment options (below) are available for this course.

What attendees will learn

Skills developed include:

  • Secure Kubernetes installation and configuration
  • Least privilege network configuration
  • Cluster and system hardening
  • Appropriate use of encryption
  • Hard multitenancy implementation
  • Supply chain security
  • Auditing
  • CIS best practices
  • And more


Students must have current CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator) status to take the CKS exam. Valid CKA status or equivalent knowledge is a prerequisite for this course. Students will need to SSH into a provided cloud lab instance. In environments where SSH is not possible, local lab VMs or browser accessible lab systems can be provided.

Upcoming Open Enrollments for CKS Boot Camps with Exam

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August 2022
September 2022
November 2022
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Contact us to request more information about a Kubernetes CKS Boot Camp with the CKS Exam or to inquire about booking a custom boot camp for your team.

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The RX-M Approach

Bring a neutral perspective

We bring a market neutral perspective to every engagement, taking no stake in any of the competing cloud native platforms, components or solutions so we can offer unbiased insights to our clients

Practice what we teach

We are a multi-cloud company consisting of prominent open source contributors with large-scale software engineering experience, actively contributing to the evolution of next-gen software architectures, application management, and platforms

Be solution focused

RX-M has the unique ability to deliver purpose-built, solution-based training in the form of custom curriculum that aligns with each of our client's specific desired outcomes so your team has the skills needed to accelerate your business

Our team has been trusted to work alongside some of the world's leading companies