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2017 InSpec Year in Review

2017 has been an incredible year for InSpec; the community continues to grow and the project continues to evolve in amazing ways. As the year winds down, I’d like to take a few minutes to reflect on our collective accomplishments.

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Compliance with InSpec: Any Node. Any Time. Anywhere.

InSpec is an agentless compliance scanner, which means that you can use InSpec to perform compliance scans of configuration settings without installing anything, changing configuration settings, or otherwise affecting the state of the machine you are scanning.

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ChefConf 2018 CFP: Compliance Automation Track

ChefConf is the largest community gathering and educational event for teams on the journey to becoming fast, efficient, and innovative software-driven organizations. In other words, you and your team! ChefConf 2018 will take place May 22-25 in Chicago, Illinois and we want you to present! The ChefConf call for presenters (CFP) is now open.

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Happy Birthday OWCA! Plus the Latest Chef Innovations for AWS Customers

Last year at AWS re:Invent, Chef was excited to join Amazon VP & CTO Werner Vogels to announce the availability of OpsWorks for Chef Automate (OWCA). As the first provider of configuration management through OpsWorks, Chef has a long standing commitment to the success of AWS customers.

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A Preview of new Chef support for AWS customers

Last year at re:Invent 2016, Amazon announced the availability of OpsWorks for Chef Automate (OWCA). Chef, available as a service to Amazon customers, opened up continuous automation to a whole new generation of customers creating cloud-native applications.

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Automate Compliance with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

It’s been almost a full year since we announced AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate – a native AWS service that provides Chef Automate and Chef Server managed by Amazon. In that time, we’ve found that customers love how quick it is to get started and how easy it is to maintain.

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Everyday Compliance with InSpec

As National Cyber Security Awareness Month comes to a close, it’s a great opportunity for all of us to make security and compliance part of our daily routine. I know, I know…no one thinks about “compliance” and gets excited. However, taking advantage of tools like InSpec can help us conquer everyday compliance with ease.

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Chef Automate Release – October 2017

Last week Chef announced Chef Automate 1.7, a notable release that integrates remote compliance scanning capabilities into Chef Automate. Now, organizations can add nodes and execute ad hoc remote compliance scans from Chef Automate without the need for an agent to be deployed on the node.

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Guest Blog Post: Ensuring Agent Compliance with Chef Automate

Besides helping ensure compliance with regulatory standards, InSpec is a great solution for detecting compliance with your organization’s own rules and expectations. Our friends at Jack Henry & Associates Inc. recently detected and corrected an issue in their environment thanks to the power of InSpec and Chef Automate.

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Chef + Saviynt: Putting Governance into your DevOps workflow

A key reason that an enterprise adopts infrastructure automation is to allow for the fast and efficient deployment and ongoing management of their infrastructure.

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