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Auditing with InSpec – New Chef Certification Exam

If you read Julian Dunn’s recent blog post and the follow up InSpec 2.0 Cloud Resources Mini-Tutorial you know that Chef recently launched InSpec 2.0.

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Using AWS Systems Manager to Run Compliance Scans Using InSpec

Starting today, all AWS customers have the ability to perform compliance as code using InSpec through AWS EC2 Systems Manager (SSM). InSpec, an open-source testing framework from Chef, provides teams the ability to define and assess system state and status across the entire application lifecycle.

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Automate Compliance with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

In an era of rapidly developing threats and continually evolving compliance frameworks, we need to be able to react quickly. The most successful organizations pursue continuous automation in three stages: detect, correct, and automate.

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Kitchen-Docker or Kitchen-Dokken? Using Test Kitchen and Docker for fast cookbook testing

Chef’s Test Kitchen project allows for fast functional testing of infrastructure code.

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InSpec 2.0 Cloud Resources Mini-Tutorial

InSpec 2 introduces the ability to test cloud resources for compliance in addition to the system and application-level resources that previously appeared in InSpec 1. In this tutorial, we’ll use InSpec to write a very simple control to check attributes on a virtual machine in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Announcing InSpec 2.0

We are delighted to announce the availability of InSpec 2.0, the newest version of Chef’s open-source project for compliance automation. InSpec helps you express security and compliance requirements as code and incorporate it directly into the delivery process, eliminating ambiguity and manual processes to help you ship faster while remaining secure.

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Chef Automate Release – February 2018

Last week Chef announced the February release of Chef Automate. This marks the GA release of the compliance scanner with job scheduling, and adds features to make analysis easier, such as date-range search.

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Successfully Migrate to the Cloud with Chef and AWS

By providing organizations with the ability to launch and scale environments on-demand, the cloud has changed how we develop applications and deploy infrastructure, allowing us to iterate faster than previously imaginable. It’s no surprise, then, that cloud migrations have become a hot topic in our industry.

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Supporting your Journey to Continuous Automation on Learn Chef Rally

Most successful organizations pursue continuous automation in three stages: detect, correct, and automate. Our very own Nick Rycar recently covered this framework at length in both a blog post and webinar. In case you missed it, adopting the DCA frameworks means: Detecting where your systems deviate from your standards.

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From scripting languages to automated developer landscapes at SAP

SAP, the market leader in enterprise application software that helps companies of all sizes and industries run better, has reshaped their processes to enable the speed developers need. Over the last two years SAP adopted Chef to automate their on demand deployment of their developer landscapes.

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