The guest blog post below is written by Rezilion, one of our ChefConf Online Sponsors. Legacy approaches to software compliance and security often involve preventive controls that are time-consuming and require manual processes and workflows.
It’s not DNS. There’s no way it’s DNS. It was DNS. A system administrator’s haiku, many have uttered before. Today it rings true once again. CVE-2020-1350 is a vulnerability found in _all_ versions of Windows Server DNS back to 2003. Found by the folks at Checkpoint, this is a highly critical vulnerability.
The blog below is a guest blog post written by Logz.io, one of our ChefConf Online sponsors. For those of you on the Sec (security) side of DevSecOps, DevOps is a cultural and philosophical change to facilitate business alignment and to deliver higher quality software faster.
Cyber Security for Australian Government, National Critical Infrastructure providers and Enterprise using Chef Compliance
On Friday, June 19th 2020, the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called a snap press conference to reveal that the nation was under cyber-attack by a state-based actor.
This is a follow up to the post Automated Rollback the Ultimate Application Release Insurance Policy in which we discuss key implementation considerations related to application rollback and rollforward. Chef Habitat is an open-source automation solution that enables you to define, package and deliver your applications to any environment without rewriting or refactoring.
Sometimes in IT certain terms take on a life of their own. They push past their original meaning and become something different, rollback is one of these terms. In the language of enterprise IT, “rollback” means getting the system back into a working state.
It’s time to talk about Chef Infra upgrades! Last time around, we covered why it’s important to run on the latest client, and reviewed some of the improvements that have been made in the last few years of releases.
Note: The end-of-life (EOL) dates for Chef Manage 2.5.x+, Chef Backend 2.x have been extended from December 31, 2021 to December 31, 2022. For more information read the updated product announcement “New Chef Infra Server Automate Functionality and EOL Updates for Chef Manage and Backend”.