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Getting CKS Certified with RX-M

The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) programs were 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 RX-M team members hold exam developer badges for all three Kubernetes Certifications.

We are uniquely positioned as unbiased & market neutral. All the RX-M CKS Exam Preps are led by Certified Kubernetes Security Specialists. RX-M instructors possess Exam Developer Badge for the CKS exam

Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS) Exam Prep

1 Day

Open Enrollments Available

Available On-Site

Available Virtually


This one-day preparation offering will provide students with intensive training meant to cement their knowledge on the topics covered by the Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist exam and mentally prepare them for the exam.

Who should attend?

IT and QA Staff, Technical Managers, Platform operators, SREs, REs, DevOps and Build personnel


Lecture/Hands-on Labs/Demo


Available for instructor-led (ILT) in-person/on-site training or virtual instructor-led (VILT) delivery.

What attendees will learn

Skills developed and course topics include:

  • CKS Curriculum Review and Q&A
  • Test Environment, Mechanics, Scoring, and Structure Briefing
  • Test Preparation and Strategy
  • Investigating Kubernetes
  • Kubernetes Security Resources
  • Kubernetes Secure Server Configuration
  • Kubernetes Auditing
  • Account Management
  • Resource Configuration
  • API Management
  • Network Management
  • System Hardening
  • Application Behavior
  • Securing Asset Pipeline
  • Security Scanning


Students should also have some practical experience with bootstrapping and administering a Kubernetes cluster. Each attendee must provide their own laptop with the ability to run a 64 bit virtual machine or SSH client.

Upcoming Open Enrollments for CKS Exam Preps

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What our Boot Camp attendees are saying

"This was the best technical class I have had.”

“The instructor clearly had expert-level knowledge of the Kubernetes ecosystem, and he was a good and effective communicator”

“Great instructor and the last day where we went through solving hands-on problems was a very effective way to learn.”

“Comprehensive and lots of new material covered”

“I thought I knew Kubernetes coming into this program, yet I learned a lot in the class”

“Thank you for all your help. [Passing the CKA exam would] definitely not have been possible without you. And also was great to make your acquaintance. Hope our paths cross again.”

“Thanks so much for the in-depth training last week. I definitely learned a ton and would never have been able to pass the test without it.”

”Thanks for a great week of training. I learned a ton. You did a great job”

Contact us to request more information about a Kubernetes CKS Exam Prep or to inquire about booking a custom in-house course for your team.

Frequently Asked Questions about Open Enrollment Courses

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