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Rust Software Security: A Current State Assessment

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posted on 2022-12-15, 17:42 authored by David SvobodaDavid Svoboda, Joseph SibleJoseph Sible

Rust is a programming language  that is growing in popularity. While its user base remains small, it is  widely regarded as a cool language. According to the Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2022, Rust has been the most-loved language for seven straight years. Rust  boasts a unique security model, which promises memory safety and  concurrency safety, while providing the performance of C/C++. Being a  young language, it has not been subjected to the widespread scrutiny  afforded to older languages, such as Java. Consequently, in this blog  post, we would like to assess Rust’s security promises. 


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