Managing secrets & ensuring least-privilege access in Kubernetes can be complex tasks for security & DevOps teams. This talk aims to simplify these challenges by diving into Identity & Access Management (IAM) Roles for Service Accounts (IRSA) & exploring various secret management solutions like AWS Secrets Manager, Hashicorp Vault, Sealed Secrets & more. We’ll learn how to integrate IRSA with AWS Secrets Manager to build a secure, automated, & granular control framework for Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) clusters. By the end of this session, you’ll walk away with actionable insights into securing secrets & effectively managing identities in EKS. This talk is perfect for professionals in security, DevOps, & anyone looking to enhance their expertise in EKS security from the perspectives of IAM & secret management.