The latest version of Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes (RHACS), 4.3 becomes generally available on November 15, 2023. At the same time, it is available for customers on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z and IBM® LinuxONE. This latest release focuses on supporting more Kubernetes platforms, and delivers better vulnerability reports, while onboarding users quickly and more. The Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security 4.3 release notes contain the many updates, deprecations, and removal of features in the product.
Ever since its first release on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z and IBM® LinuxONE in February 2023, only RHACS Secured Cluster Services had been supported on IBM Z. However, with this latest release, RHACS Central Services also became available for customers on IBM Z. With the full support of RHACS on IBM Z, it marks a pivotal advancement for IBM Z as we aim to assist our customers in lowering their security program expenses, addressing skill gaps in Kubernetes security and empowering them to overcome organizational silos.
What is Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security (RHACS)?
RHACS provides capabilities across the full container lifecycle - building secure images, verifying image signatures, deploying them with hardened configurations, and monitoring the running environment to detect malicious activity at runtime.
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