Chef Premium Content

Ready-to-go CIS Certified Audit and Remediation Content

Access Chef Premium Content for compliance scanning and remediation across a range of enterprise assets. Chef Premium Content comes as a part of Chef Compliance or Chef Desktop.

Chef Premium Content: the Ultimate Audit and Compliance Jump Start

Chef Premium Content allows for organizations to scan for security and compliance concerns as well as quickly remediate any issues that are identified.

Chef Premium Content delivers Chef curated content for audits, remediation and desktop configuration that is based on CIS (Center for Internet Security) certified benchmarks or DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).

Chef continuously maintains and updates the Premium Content library. Whenever an updated or new profile is identified, Chef quickly certifies the content and makes it available for content subscribers.

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Chef Premium Content for Chef Compliance

Chef Compliance helps organizations streamline their ability to implement and maintain compliant IT infrastructure, whether on premises or in the cloud. Built on technology proven at extreme scale, Chef Compliance leverages certified, curated audit and remediation content to help organizations quickly meet industry standards such as CIS benchmarks and DISA-STIGs. The content offers flexibility to easily apply and track waivers and tune controls to enterprise-specific needs

Audit Content - Access audit content that is aligned to CIS (Center for Internet Security) benchmarks or DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).

Remediation Content - Remediate non-compliant systems with policy driven content that efficiently address individual controls without requiring coding skills.

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Chef Premium Content for Operating Systems

Chef Premium Content offers traditional target scanning and remediation content that allows users to easily scan an extensive set of operating system through CIS Certified and DISA STIG’s referenced content.

InfrastructureAuditRemediation
CIS Amazon Linux 2 - Level 1 & 2 - ServerYes 
CIS CentOS Linux 7 - Level 1 & 2 - Server YesYes
CIS CentOS Linux 8 - Level 1 & 2 - ServerYesYes
CIS Debian Linux 9 - Level 1 & 2 - Server YesYes
CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 - Level 1 & 2 – Domain ControllerYes 
CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Level 1 & 2 – Domain ControllerYes 
CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Level 1 & 2 – Member ServerYes 
CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 - Level 1 & 2 – Server Yes 
CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 - Level 1 & 2 – Server YesYes
CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 - Level 1 & 2 – Server YesYes
CIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 - Level 1 & 2 - ServerYesYes
DISA STIG Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6Yes 
DISA STIG Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7Yes 
DISA STIG Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – Member ServerYes 
DISA STIG Microsoft Windows Server 2016Yes 
DISA STIG Microsoft Windows Server 2019Yes 

Chef Premium Content for Cloud Environments

Chef Premium Content now offers new cloud target scanning that allows users to easily scan an extensive set of cloud resources across all major public cloud providers, as well as container and Kubernetes deployments.

CloudAuditRemediate
CIS Amazon Web Services Foundation Benchmark - Level 1 & 2Yes 
CIS Azure Foundations Benchmark - Level 1 & 2YesYes
CIS Docker Community Edition Benchmark - Level 1 & 2YesYes
CIS Google Cloud Platform Foundation Benchmark - Level 1 & 2Yes 
CIS Kubernetes Benchmark - Level 1 & 2YesYes
CIS Microsoft 365 Foundations Benchmark - Level 1 & 2YesYes
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Chef Premium Content for Chef Desktop

Chef Desktop allows IT resource managers to automate the deployment, management, and secure maintenance of any large fleet of IT resources – such as laptops, desktops, and kiosk workstations – from a centralized location. With Chef Desktop, organizations can gain control over IT resources, ease the management burden, and ensure compliance to minimize risk.

Chef Desktop leverages Chef Premium Content that includes configuration content to support basic configuration or testing configuration profiles. The desktop audit content has profiles for CIS benchmarks for various platforms, including Windows 10 and Linux among others. Chef also provides Chef Desktop users with remediation content allowing for automated remediation and continuous compliance maintenance.

CIS BenchmarkVersion
Apple OSX10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.6, 10.5
Apple macOS10.13, 10.12
CentOS – Workstation 8, 7, 6
Microsoft Windows10, 8.1, 8, 7
Microsoft Windows – BitLocker 10, 8.1, 8, 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux – Workstation8, 7, 6
Ubuntu Linux – Workstation 16.04

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Chef Premium Content Delivered

It is now easier than ever to access Chef Premium Content with a new content delivery service which provides cloud-based access to a growing library of curated CIS-certified, up to date content for compliance scanning and remediation.

Chef Premium Content subscribers have access to an online content portal that allows them to browse and download content that includes configuration cookbooks, audit profiles and remediation content.

Additional Chef Content

In addition to Premium Content, Chef provides content to customers and community members in several other ways. There is a set of standard audit content that is made available through Chef Automate, additional Cookbook content available in the Supermarket and application bundles available through Habitat Builder.

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Chef Automate Content

Chef Automate provides an enterprise dashboard and analytics tools to enable cross team collaboration with actionable insights for configuration, compliance and an auditable history of changes to environments under management. Chef Automate, through integration to Chef Infra, Chef InSpec and Chef Habitat, provides a data warehouse to store Chef and community provided content.

Chef Automate is a core component in Chef Infrastructure Management, Chef Compliance, Chef App Delivery, Chef Desktop, and Chef Enterprise Automation Stack.

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Chef Supermarket

Supermarket is Chef's open source community platform or clearing house where participants can find, share, explore and view Chef cookbooks, tools and plugins. It's the place where Chef community members share information about tools that can improve the Chef user ecosystem.

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Chef Habitat Builder

Chef Habitat Builder acts as the core of Chef’s Application Delivery Enterprise hub. The Chef Habitat Builder content library contains hundreds of pre-built application delivery packages and core dependency plans.

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