title: Rust Guide
Build End-to-End Encrypted Secure Channels with Ockam
In this step-by-step guide we’ll show code examples that exchange end-to-end encrypted messages.
To protect en-route messages against eavesdropping, tampering, and forgery we must exchange them over mutually authenticated, end-to-end encrypted secure channels.
Ockam enables your applications to create Secure Channels over complex, multi-hop, multi-protocol routes.
This allows end-to-end secure communication between application layer entities that are not directly connected by simple point-to-point transport connections. En-route encrypted messages can travel over multiple transport layer connections and can be stored in message queues, databases or caches for asynchronous, end-to-end protected communication between entities that may not be online at the same time.
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