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Wed Apr 03 2024

Securing Sensitive Data in Kubernetes with Base64 Encoding Today I learned that the base64 command can be used in Kubernetes to encode sensitive data such as passwords and API keys when creating secrets. By encoding the sensitive information in base64 format, it can be safely stored in Kubernetes secrets without exposing it in plaintext. This adds an additional layer of security to the sensitive data used by applications running in Kubernetes clusters. echo -n "some_password" | base64 #devops #kubernetes #encoding