They’re Coming to Get You, Appsec

Hello Protocols, Packets, and Programs,

I love zombie movies. And in my favorite ones, the real monsters aren’t the living dead, but many of the humans who remain alive.

So, when I think of appsec, I think more about how we could collaborate to find and fix vulns, rather than worry about just how many vulns are out there.

In the news segment we talked about the Linux kernel’s merge of Rust support into the mainline branch. That code officially appeared on Dec. 11, 2022 in the v6.1 release. For more details on the journey to bring Rust into the kernel, check out Miguel Ojeda’s blog.

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