Episode 56

EMx 056: Sobelow and Security with Griffin Byatt


June 18th, 2019

46 mins 50 secs

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  • Mark Ericksen
  • Josh Adams

Joined by Special Guest: Griffin Byatt


Griffin Byatt shares his background and what he is doing now as a security consultant for NCC Group. The panel discusses his security library, Sobelow, and their experiences using it. Griffin explains how it works, how it came into being and the goal of Sobelow. The panel wonders who contributes to Sobelow and Griffin invites anyone to contribute. Vulnerabilities that are commonly seen across all frameworks and those specific to Elixir are discussed. Elixir’s security features are considered and Griffin shares his experiences working to improve the ecosystem. Griffin gives advice and recommends resources to developers.



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