ChefConf CFP Track: Cloud, Microservices, and Modern Architectures

ChefConf is the largest community gathering and educational event for teams on the journey to becoming fast, efficient, and innovative software-driven organizations. In other words, you and your team! ChefConf 2019 will take place May 20-23 in Seattle, Washington, and we want you to present! The ChefConf call for presentations (CFP) is now open. We’ve […]

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Detect Kubernetes Vulnerabilities with InSpec


Earlier this week a critical security vulnerability was uncovered in the Kubernetes API server. The vulnerability, CVE-2018-1002105, uncovers an attack vector that would allow an unprivileged or unauthenticated user to escalate their privileges and run arbitrary commands with cluster-admin level access. The severity of this vulnerability is compounded by the fact that because these unauthorized […]

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Announcing Chef Automate integration with Google Cloud Security Command Center


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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