API Security: Demystifying Risks of the Next Big Attack Vector

Presented by

Lebin Cheng, Head of API Security, Imperva and Chris Rodriguez, Research Director, Security and Trust, IDC

About this talk

Managing the security of APIs is one of the key business risks organizations face today as they accelerate the pace of digital transformation. Given the rise of importance for APIs as a business enabler; protecting APIs should be seen as a critical dimension of a strong application and data security strategy. Various application security tools provide a measure of protection against API abuse, but very few tools offer the right balance of visibility and protection that Security and DevSecOps teams require. Attend this session to learn about: * The trends driving rapid adoption of APIs and the emerging risk surface that results from an outdated API inventory * Where application security fits in protecting APIs and reducing risks * Which tools are best to cover each part of the OWASP API Top 10 * A strategy to discover and classify every API, in and out of production Hear from two industry experts on API Security and how APIs have become the lingua franca of the Internet today, and why businesses need to act quickly to prevent data breaches.
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