cybersecurity Glossary

What is Golang?

Golang is a programming language developed by Google in 2007. It is an open source language that requires compilation, supports multiple platforms and is characterised by its optimisation for the web, speed, parallelisation capacity and good documentation.

Golang is designed to optimise application performance through parallelisation and reduced memory consumption, and manages to speed up development work while reducing application security issues, making it ideal for running applications in cloud environments.