A quick Chef way to detect and remediate PrintNightmare
A Microsoft publicly disclosed remote code execution zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527), now known as “PrintNightmare”, could allow attackers to run code, including malware or ransomware, and take full control of impacted vulnerable systems. Microsoft is urging Administrators to deploy the proper patches as quickly as possible or disable inbound remote printing until the patches can be applied.
Nominate an Awesome Chef!
Hello Chefs! This year we have again made the decision to make ChefConf a digital event. We have plenty of accessible content no matter where you are on your journey with Chef products. Just like in the past, we will be running the Awesome Chef awards.
Orchestrating Zero Trust with Chef Desktop
Business needs are evolving continuously, and the growing challenges in IT management have led to the development and proliferation of newer software technologies. These technologies, designed to add speed and consistency, improve the overall productivity of various IT teams. One key aspect of concern as a business organization is often security.
Chef Infra Best Practices: #4 Custom Resources the Building Blocks of your Cookbooks
The fourth instalment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Custom Resources the building blocks of your cookbooks” Chef Infra Client includes more than 150 built-in resources to manage things like files, packages, templates, and services. Custom resources enable users to add their own resources as an extension of Chef Infra client.
Automating PCI-DSS Compliance with Chef
Any company that handles credit card data, especially in the United States, is subject to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and already knows how difficult and time-consuming PCI audits can be.
[eBook] 10 Ways to Optimize Your Chef Infrastructure Automation Investment
Over time, Chef Infrastructure Automation has become more powerful. Be it creating your own custom resources to simplify writing cookbooks or implementing or monitoring real-time data across environments, there is a myriad of ways for you to make the best use of your infrastructure automation. This eBook covers key best practices for creating better automation.
Updates to Chef’s default branch name
Over the next 2 months, we’ll be migrating all our active Chef repositories default branch from master to main and all open Pull Requests will be moved to the new default branch. What do contributors need to do?
ChefConf ’21: Online – Submit a talk and register today!
We’re back with more fun and learning sessions this year at ChefConf! ChefConf ‘21: Online starts September 7th, 2021 and it’s a three–day virtual conference. DevOps and IT practitioners across the globe will meet, learn, and share knowledge. ChefConf has always been a great opportunity to build knowledge and skills to accelerate your own DevOps journey.
Getting started with Chef Automate in public clouds or on-prem
With the launch of Chef Infra Client 17 in April, there’s never been a better time to dig into the Chef ecosystem, infrastructure automation, continuous delivery, and configuration management with Chef Automate, the dashboard tool that allows you to see all your Chef activity in real-time.