Chef Habitat and the runC vulnerability (CVE-2019-5736)

An article was shared yesterday detailing a runC vulnerability that affects Docker and Kubernetes where a malicious container can overwrite a host system’s runC binary, thus allowing root-level code execution on the host. This is an operations nightmare and it made me think of how Chef Habitat can help in these situations. I’d like to give […]

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Introducing the Chef Automate Identity & Access Management Version Two (IAM v2) Beta

Chef Automate is the DevOps dashboard for Chef-managed infrastructure, compliance, and applications, with scalable data ingest for fleets of more than 100,000 nodes. Our large enterprise customers already use Chef Automate to provide actionable analytics and insights to hundreds of their teams. To enhance security of Chef Automate at scale, we’re adding role and project-scoped […]

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Chef Open Source Community: Year in Review

Chef Open Source Community News

Throughout 2018, we published monthly community updates to summarize valuable new features & and developments in Chef’s open source projects (Chef, Habitat and InSpec) as well as ecosystem tools & content like Test Kitchen, Foodcritic, Supermarket, Habitat core plans, and InSpec profiles & plugins. For the month of December, we thought we would use the […]

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Chef Achieves CIS Certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmarks

Chef is pleased to announce that we have achieved official Center for Internet Security certification for Chef Automate and InSpec for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (Server Levels 1 and 2) and Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmarks, Level 1. This announcement follows on the heels of our being the first vendor to be awarded official certification […]

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Beyond the Checkout: Creating Next-Gen Point-of-Sale Solutions with Continuous Delivery and Habitat

Continuous delivery to your retail environment without refactor? Take a look at a modern application delivery model that fits both legacy and next-gen POS software. Point-of-sale (POS) systems in 2018 are effectively no different than multi-tiered IT applications from the datacenter or cloud. So why can’t we innovate at the same speed as our mobile […]

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