[erlang-questions] Security scanning tools for Erlang?

Garry Hodgson garry@REDACTED
Fri Oct 28 16:30:40 CEST 2016

On 10/26/2016 01:23 PM, Garry Hodgson wrote:
> We are using Erlang for some specialized components in a much larger 
> system. That system now requires that all code must be scanned using 
> an automated tool (e.g. HP's Fortify) that looks for security issues. 
> Fortify does not handle Erlang, and has no plans to do so. Does anyone 
> know of any commercial or Open Source security scanning tools for 
> Erlang code?
> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/software-solutions/static-code-analysis-sast/index.html 
> Thanks
Many thanks to all for your insights. Looks like nothing off the rack,
but some avenues to explore. I like the idea of leveraging Elvis,
which we already use. Going to look into that some more.


Garry Hodgson
Lead Member of Technical Staff
AT&T Chief Security Office (CSO)

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