Announcing Chef Automate integration with Google Cloud Security Command Center

CSCC_Example

Digital security continues to be a critical area of focus for enterprises. This should not be a surprise given the continuous drumbeat of serious security breaches in the news as hackers seek to exploit databases full of valuable customer information. At the same time, companies are also seeking to improve their time-to-market by moving applications […]

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Repackage, Don’t Rewrite! Improving Portability and Agility of Legacy Applications with Habitat

Until now, there have only been two approaches to deal with business-critical legacy applications written in a pre-cloud era: rewrite them, which is a painful, risky and long-lived process (and in some cases, not possible); or lift-and-shift, which doesn’t address the underlying technical debt or the difficulty of managing and deploying this software. In our […]

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November 2018 OSS Updates

Chef Open Source Community News

Here’s this month’s round up of what happened in November across the Chef, Habitat, and InSpec open-source communities. Many thanks to all of our contributors this month. Chef This month’s release of Chef 14 is Chef 14.7.17. This release includes three new resources for users on Windows: windows_firewall_rule, to let you manage Windows firewall rules; […]

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A Deeper Dive into InSpec 3 and Google Cloud Platform

InSpec GCP

The recently released InSpec 3 expands the developer ecosystem for compliance-as-code through plugins, integrations, and other new capabilities. This post will outline some of the ways that InSpec brings compliance-as-code to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). InSpec 3 includes fully supported platform support for GCP and premium content in Chef Automate for the Center for Internet […]

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Preparing for Audits with InSpec

Preparing for a compliance audit can be an overwhelming process. Coordinating and translating requirements between teams is often a time consuming, manual process, regressions uncovered between audits can drive friction between internal IT and security teams, and between the rise of cloud and container solutions and numerous emerging regulatory frameworks, the sheer breadth of what […]

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