Security
The protocols that secure the messaging API
Security is mission critical for anyone building in Crypto, and with Hyperlane the goal is to provide developers with peace of mind when they use the platform. If you're a developer using Hyperlane, you shouldn't have to worry about whether or not the interoperability protocol you chose is secure, rather you should be free to focus on your application.
So how does Hyperlane maintain its security? The Hyperlane messaging API is secured by two complementary protocols.

Proof of stake

Hyperlane validators are secured by a delegated proof-of-stake protocol. Proof-of-stake provides economic security, ensuring that there is an economic cost to censorship or falsification of messages.

Sovereign consensus

Sovereign consensus allows applications to configure and choose from a selection of security models. This allows risk to remain siloed between applications and for applications to tune trust assumptions to best fit their needs, all while maximizing decentralization.
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