What is Ethereum? The ULTIMATE Research-Backed ETH Guide

Blockchain-based smart contracts are immutable and would run exactly as programmed once deployed without any possibility of censorship, downtime, reversing, or third-party interference.

Other interesting blockchain projects that could play an important role in the future of smart contracts, are Hyperledger Fabric, Lisk, NEO, Qtum, Stellar Lumens, and Tezos.

Source: Coinbase.com Coinbase also runs a bug bounty program with an active community of security researchers that help to keep the platform safe.

None the less, some users still may want to take full control of their security rather than rely on an exchange.