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Understanding Singular and Plural InSpec resources

InSpec enables you to automate compliance by expressing the expected state of many things. A common need is to find a group of things, then examine them in detail. If you are using the cloud, you know that cloud security is paramount, but difficult to keep enforced.

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Accelerating time to productivity with Chef Automate using OpsWorks for Chef Automate

At ChefConf 2018 in Chicago last month Arun Gupta, AWS Principal Open Source Technologist, showcased how you can check for compliance of worker nodes in a Kubernetes cluster using OpsWorks for Chef Automate (OWCA). As part of the conference, AWS open sourced the code used; Give it a try! you can download the code here.

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InSpec now available in Azure Cloud Shell

This week brings us into another delightful ChefConf! We’ve made a lot of great announcements about enhancements and features that have been added across our suite of automation tools, and in Chef Automate itself with Automate 2.0. We also announced that Chef Software is now even more tightly integrated with the Microsoft Azure platform.

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Chef Automate 2 – A Modern Platform for Continuous Automation

We are delighted to announce the general availability of Chef Automate 2, a major upgrade to our continuous automation platform. Chef Automate 2 is the culmination of a nine month re-architecture initiative to improve performance, scale and responsiveness.

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Relativity’s Cloud Theory Becomes Reality with Azure, Chef, and 10th Magnitude

Bringing your companies platform to the cloud with the goal of developing software with speed requires a solid strategy and key partner integration. Relativity, an e-discovery platform for litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects, realized together with Microsoft Azure, Chef Automate, and 10th Magnitude, this could be a reality.

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Using InSpec to Achieve Compliance Automation with Ansible

Earlier this week, we published a recap of our recent InSpec 2.0 webinar, and covered some of the themes that came up during the Q&A session. A number of attendees asked some variation of the question, “Can InSpec be used with other configuration management tools?” In short, the answer is: absolutely!

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Augment your Audits with InSpec 2.0

InSpec is a powerful framework for automating the testing and auditing of environments you manage. With the recent release of InSpec 2.0, it’s gotten even better with various performance improvements, extra resources, and for the first time, the ability to scan not only servers, but cloud endpoints with new AWS and Microsoft Azure resources.

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Chef’s Approach to CIS Critical Security Controls v7.0

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) have just released the latest version of the Critical Security Controls, designed to provide patterns and practices to help protect organizations and data from cyber attacks.

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Migrating to the Cloud with Chef and CTP

A successful cloud migration requires careful planning. Over the past few months, we’ve been taking a look at how your organization can prepare for that migration. In January, my colleague Matt Carter introduced the Shared Responsibility Model, and how Chef can help you validate your areas of concern.

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Deliver Compliant Systems With CloudBolt and Chef Automate

Installing and configuring multi-node systems are common enterprise tasks that can require a tremendous amount of time and resources. As technology continues to evolve, so will the need to effectively deploy and manage these systems.

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