Reduce API Security Risks with Automated and Continuous API Scanning

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Jeff Lawson, Director, Product Management, WhiteHat Security

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Digital businesses have widespread API usage that makes it easier for organizations to share data and integrate with customer applications. However, since APIs expose application logic and sensitive data such as Personally Identifiable Information (PII), APIs have increasingly become a target for attackers leading to many serious data breaches in recent past. Gartner estimates that by 2022, API abuse will become the most-frequent attack vector, resulting in data breaches for many organizations. How do we reduce the security risks associated with APIs? Test early. Test often. Test everything. Join this session to learn about: -Understand how the impact of sheer proliferation of APIs has changed a number of applications, the exposure of applications, and the constant change to your applications. -Types of API vulnerabilities that are the leading causes of API related data breaches. -How Sentinel Auto API is changing the game for dynamic testing of APIs by making it extremely easy to configure and integrate.

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NTT Application Security is driving the future of application security. For nearly 20 years, organizations around the globe have relied on NTT Application Security to secure their business’ digital footprint in an increasingly application-driven world. Bolstered by its award-winning, cloud-based application security testing platform, NTT Application Security delivers industry-leading accuracy by combining artificial and human intelligence to help security teams quickly identify and remediate potential vulnerabilities. Formerly WhiteHat Security, the company is an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Ltd. and is part of NTT’s security services portfolio. NTT Application Security is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with regional offices in Houston and Belfast. For more information, visit www.whitehatsec.com.