Calico monthly roundup: May 2023

Welcome to the Calico monthly roundup: May edition! From open source news to live events, we have exciting updates to share—let’s get into it!


Customer case study: Rafay

Rafay achieved turnkey Kubernetes security using Calico on AWS. Read our new case study to find out how.

Read case study.

New guide: CISO’s security guide to containers and Kubernetes

This guide provides CISOs and other security decision-makers with an overview of container security, insights into securing Kubernetes landscapes and container-based applications, and why securing these technologies requires a unique approach.

Read the guide.

Tigera Named Winner of the Esteemed Global InfoSec Awards during RSA Conference 2023

We’re excited to announce that we won the ‘Hot Company: Container Security’ category of the Global InfoSec Awards from Cyber Defense Magazine! Check out the full press release for more details.

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Open source news

  • Calico Wall of Fame – As a valued member of our Calico users community, we would like to feature you on our NEW Project Calico Wall of Fame. To participate, fill out the form here.
  • Flagsmith & Project Calico Interview – In this podcast, Ben Rometsch from Flasgsmith interviews Tigera’s Shaun Crampton about his experiences as a core developer on Project Calico. Listen here.
  • Calico 3.26.0 – In this blog post, Reza Ramezanpour covers what’s new in Calico’s latest release. Read here.
  • Community Spotlight Interview – Check out our latest interview with one of our Calico Big Cats, Saurabh Mishra. Read here.
  • Public Cloud Kubernetes London Meet-Up – Join us in person on June 8th at 6 PM BST (London time)! We’ll be talking about Using Open-Source Software to Secure Cloud-Native Applications. For more information, follow Project Calico on LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • OWASP Meet-Up Toronto – Join us at this hybrid event on June 15th at 6pm EST. If you are attending in person, you can find the venue details here. If you are joining virtually, join here.
  • SUSECON 2023 – We’ll be at SUSECON Munich on June 20–22! Check out our joint presentation with SUSE Rancher on Implementing holistic security for containers and Kubernetes with Calico and NeuVector. For more information, follow Project Calico on LinkedIn and Twitter.


  • The next monthly Project Calico community meeting will happen on June 14th at 9:00 am PT. Join the Zoom meeting.
  • Join Calico Big Cats, Calico’s ambassador program, if you are interested in being a part of our community events and helping us grow the Calico community. Find out more.
  • If you would like to contribute to the Calico Open Source community beyond GitHub, schedule a conversation to discuss event opportunities.
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Recent releases

In the news

Check out recent Tigera-related coverage.

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Learning resources


Hands-on experience at your pace. Use our self-paced tutorials to learn how to address common security and observability challenges for containers and Kubernetes.

See available tutorials here.

Help Center

Our Help Center is an important technical resource for users and customers of Calico Cloud and Calico Enterprise. The Help Center contains technical articles to help you install, configure and manage your Calico solution. Access the Help Center here.

O’Reilly eBook

Kubernetes security and observability: A holistic approach to securing containers and cloud-native applications – Learn why you need a holistic security and observability strategy for containers and cloud-native applications, and new cloud-native approaches for establishing security and observability for applications running on Kubernetes.

Get your free copy here


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White papers

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  • Certified Calico Operator: Azure Expert – Gain experience using the Calico–Azure integration through hands-on labs. By the end of this course, you will know more about Azure cloud, as well as managed, self-managed, and hybrid cluster deployment using Calico in Azure.
  • Certified Calico Operator: Level 1 – Understand how Kubernetes networking works, how to configure and manage a Calico network, and how to secure your cluster following today’s best practices.
  • Certified Calico Operator: AWS Expert – Understand several options for deploying Kubernetes in AWS, examine how the default AWS networking works, learn how to configure and manage Calico in AWS, and how to secure your AWS Kubernetes cluster.
  • Certified Calico Operator: eBPF course – By the end of this course, you’ll be able to run and modify simple eBPF programs, understand the deployment options and methods available with Calico’s eBPF data plane, and confidently deploy eBPF across multiple environment types.

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New partners

We are pleased to welcome new partners, NCT (Brazil) and SuperOrbital (US) to the Tigera partner program!

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That’s a wrap!

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