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Joe Pelletier is VP of strategy at Fairwinds, the Kubernetes enablement company.

7 minute read
| May 9, 2022

NSA Hardening Guide: How Can Fairwinds Insights Strengthen Your Authentication & Authorization Practices?

If you haven’t already thumbed through the NSA’s recent Kubernetes Hardening Guide to learn more about today’s best practices in Kubernetes and cloud native technologies,... Read More
4 minute read
| April 19, 2022

Don’t Forget to Check Kubernetes Pod SecurityContext for readOnlyRootFilesystem

Running secure workloads in Kubernetes can be challenging. Kubernetes enables engineers to configure the security features of containers using the securityContext field.... Read More
6 minute read
| March 21, 2022

Correct Kubernetes Configuration is Key to Better Efficiency and Reliability

Although container security is often considered the most pressing topic in Kubernetes, it is inextricably linked to issues of efficiency and reliability, two key elements in... Read More
5 minute read
| February 1, 2022

How Fairwinds Insights Compliance Self-Assessment Now Simplifies SOC 2

Fairwinds Insights, our security and governance software, helps managers responsible for compliance to automate, monitor and enforce policy guardrails. And today, we are... Read More
6 minute read
| January 18, 2022

How to Get Your Kubernetes Compliance Right From the Start

If you have been living  in the cloud native world for a while, where Kubernetes is quickly becoming the gold standard for containerized workloads, you have likely heard of... Read More
6 minute read
| December 9, 2021

Fairwinds Release Notes: 6.3.0-6.6.0

We’ve been busy as usual, upgrading various elements of our Fairwinds Insights software. But before sharing these improvements, we want to take a moment to spotlight some... Read More
3 minute read
| December 7, 2021

You Can Now Accurately Measure Application Costs on Kubernetes Using Your AWS Bill

Why measure costs in Kubernetes? As a fast growing startup, we needed a way to better understand the cost of our microservices, especially as customers began adopting various... Read More
4 minute read
| October 28, 2021

Understanding the Critical Nature of Culture and Enablement When Running Kubernetes

There’s a lot to say when it comes to Kubernetes service ownership. Once your organization understands the ultimate goal of comprehensive service ownership, as outlined in... Read More
4 minute read
| September 16, 2021

Why DevSecOps is Just a Fancy Acronym for Kubernetes Service Ownership

Yes, software development is becoming one of the most prominent and critical industries in the world, but it’s still in the throes of its own evolution—especially as it... Read More
6 minute read
| June 30, 2021

K8s Clinic: How to Run Kubernetes Securely and Efficiently

Why Organizations Choose Kubernetes With the adoption of containers, software packaging is increasingly shifting left, which means (depending on your organization) that... Read More
5 minute read
| June 24, 2021

Why VPEs Need to Care About Kubernetes Configuration Audits

As a Vice President of Engineering (VPE), you have a big job. You’re responsible for realizing your company’s vision by developing and managing the engineering team, spending... Read More
6 minute read
| June 4, 2021

What is KSPM? An Intro to Kubernetes Security Posture Management

As Kubernetes adoption has continued to grow and we’ve seen Kubernetes increase in size and complexity, we’ve also seen a shortage of Kubernetes expertise and Kubernetes... Read More