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. There are two generally accepted […]

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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. Just because we’re not together again this year doesn’t […]

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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. Failure to comply with […]

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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. Commonly used resources can […]

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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.   Gathering relevant data that demonstrates how each and every configuration item in the cardholder data environment (CDE) is compliant and has been over time, is often a manual […]

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[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.  Download the eBook to […]

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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. Whether you are new or an experienced IT or DevOps veteran, you’ll find something NEW to learn at ChefConf ‘21: […]

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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.  This new Chef guide, explains how you can get […]

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5 Reasons You Should Submit a Proposal to Speak At ChefConf ’21: Online

ChefConf ‘21: Online takes place September 7-9, 2021 and no matter where you are, you again have an opportunity to present from the comfort of your own home office. With ChefConf online again this year, we’re so excited to have you present at the DevOps Conference of the Year. The ChefConf call for presenters is now open.   This year at ChefConf, we are following the theme: Chef helps teams accelerate their DevOps journeys. We’re sure […]

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