5 Tips for Nurturing Your Cybersecurity Talent
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role has become essential for organizations, with predictions of a 75% growth in the cybersecurity workforce and a 0% unemployment rate in the field. CISOs face significant stress and burnout, with concerns about personal liability and unreasonable job expectations. To address the talent shortage, organizations should partner with vendors, leverage automation, upskill existing employees, diversify their workforce, and promote a strong security culture. The broader cybersecurity workforce has 3.5 million jobs, with underrepresentation in gender and ethnicity, emphasizing the need for creative solutions to meet cybersecurity needs.Read more
Enhanced Deployment and Installation Experience of Automate HA (Highly Available)
The new Automate HA release brings a ton of enhancements that will make your experience better. Read to learn more.Read more
How Does Chef SaaS Make IT Infrastructure Automation More Efficient?
The primary objective of IT automation is to make processes related to infrastructure faster, more secure and error-free. Chef SaaS enables you to automate your IT infrastructure with the power of the cloud. Now, all your favorite Chef tools are available as SaaS. No setup hassles, no maintenance and no extra resources required. Read on to learn more.Read more
Taking Policy-As-Code to the Cloud with Chef SaaS!
Progress Chef’s ‘Policy as Code’ approach has changed how organizations configure infrastructure and define compliance policies. Chef SaaS includes a version of Chef Automate that brings the Policy-as-Code approach to the cloud along with Chef Infra and Chef Compliance.Read more
Transition from AWS OpsWorks to Progress Chef and Plan for the Future
Progress Chef and AWS have a solid and deep relationship that cuts across multiple aspects of the Progress business, which drives our combined commitment to our customers. In this blog, we will discuss the options AWS OpsWorks users can explore to continue leveraging Chef products to manage their infrastructure.Read more
Join us for The Hallway Track
A new year is upon us, and with it comes a lot of new changes from the Chef team. First, you may have noticed that we’ve officially updated our branding to Progress Chef. Also, you’re about to witness a shift in how we stream.Read more
Is Chef vulnerable to CVE-2021-44228 (Log4j)?
On December 9, 2021 Progress Software was made aware of a critical vulnerability in a common Java logging library call Log4j. Links to additional resources describing the vulnerability and its origin are included at the end of this post.Read more
The Projects that Wowed our Automate for Good Hackathon Judges
Now that we have wrapped up our hackathon and announced our winners, we thought it would be fun to dive into some of the details of the winning projects and share them with you. Again, these ideas were awesome. If you got a chance to tune into our live stream on Twitch or YouTube yesterday, you know that one of the projects is directly in line with a feature on the Chef Infra Client product roadmap. How cool!Read more
Announcing the Winners of the Automate for Good Hackathon
First off, I’d like to give a huge thank you to everyone who participated in our hackathon, and to DevPost for teaming up with us to make it all happen. Whether or not your project made the final list, all participants who submitted a valid project will receive a swag pack which consists of a t-shirt, some cool stickers, and a Badgr badge.Read more
Community Spotlight: September 2021
In April (as part of the live launch of Chef Infra Client 17) we re-launched the Community Recognition program. As an expansion of that, we’re adding Community Spotlights! Every 3 months we’ll be selecting the top contributors in Slack, GitHub, and Discourse for their hard work and commitment to the community. This is a small way for us to say thank you for all the hard work you are doing in the community. Building, contributing, and supporting others takes time.Read more