This week in DevOps news, Chef hosted its annual ChefConf virtually, sharing keynotes from Barry Crist, CEO, and CTO, Corey Scobie. Sharing how partners and customers rely on Chef tools for digital transformation and IT modernization, the company took the opportunity to unveil several new technologies, including Chef Compliance Audit, a new tool that helps security teams gain visibility of their compliance status with content based on CIS and STIG standards.
It also introduced Chef Compliance Remediation. The new tool helps close the loop between audit and remediation with a goal to help teams achieve continuous compliance. Also now available is Chef Desktop with automated software/application deployment and management, automated policy setting on endpoints, and more. Last, Chef revealed that Chef Workstation now includes Upgrade Lab; they have added free on-demand training in the form of the Learn Chef learning platform, and; they finalized integration with the ServiceNow CMDB.