"White House to Release Memory-Safe Code Guidance in Coming Weeks"

According to National Cyber Director Harry Coker, the White House's main cybersecurity directorate will release a paper on memory-safe software development to encourage public and private sector programmers to adopt practices that prevent hackers from infiltrating systems by exploiting code vulnerabilities. Coker pointed out that memory safety bugs are some of the most dangerous vulnerabilities criminals seek to exploit. He adds that memory-safe coding languages prevent those errors from making it into production, but developers have been slow to adopt them. This article continues to discuss upcoming memory-safe code guidance.

NextGov reports "White House to Release Memory-Safe Code Guidance in Coming Weeks"

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