Using AWS Systems Manager to Run Compliance Scans Using InSpec

Starting today, all AWS customers have the ability to perform compliance as code using InSpec through AWS EC2 Systems Manager (SSM). InSpec, an open-source testing framework from Chef, provides teams the ability to define and assess system state and status across the entire application lifecycle. InSpec can already be used with AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate to […]

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Announcing InSpec 2.0

We are delighted to announce the availability of InSpec 2.0, the newest version of Chef’s open-source project for compliance automation. InSpec helps you express security and compliance requirements as code and incorporate it directly into the delivery process, eliminating ambiguity and manual processes to help you ship faster while remaining secure. What’s New in InSpec […]

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Chef Automate Release – February 2018

Last week Chef announced the February release of Chef Automate. This marks the GA release of the compliance scanner with job scheduling, and adds features to make analysis easier, such as date-range search. Chef Automate now provides compliance scanning capabilities for a full range of enterprise needs: agent-based scans to provide continuous visibility into status; […]

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Chef Automate Release – December 2017

Last week Chef announced the December release of Chef Automate, which builds on significant compliance automation capabilities delivered during 2017. Our customers use Chef Automate to detect and correct policy violations that indicate non-compliance with standards ranging from company policies to government regulations. To help customers meet these standards and keep pace with increasing complexity, […]

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Chef Automate Release – October 2017

Last week Chef announced Chef Automate 1.7, a notable release that integrates remote compliance scanning capabilities into Chef Automate. Now, organizations can add nodes and execute ad hoc remote compliance scans from Chef Automate without the need for an agent to be deployed on the node. This allows for much greater flexibility in how teams […]

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Habitat Builder: The fastest path from code to cloud native

Today we’re excited to take the wraps off the public preview of the latest member of the Chef family, Habitat Builder. Builder is a service that makes building cloud-native apps faster and easier than ever. We are also releasing new integrations for Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes. Read on to learn more about everything we’re releasing, […]

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Habitat Integration for VSTS in the Visual Studio Marketplace

We are pleased to announce the first release of Habitat Integration for Visual Studio Team Services, released to the Visual Studio Marketplace. This extension brings the power and portability of Habitat to Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). It contains a number of tasks that allow developers to package and release / export applications using Habitat. […]

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Chef Automate Release – August 2017

Last week, Chef announced Chef Automate 1.6, which provides significant new capabilities to help organizations reduce risk, improve efficiency, and increase speed. Headline features of the release include new capabilities to make it easier to detect and act on compliance issues, improved data handling to reduce storage requirements by 20%, and notifications to help teams […]

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