API security: Hidden risks and best practices

Presented by

Richard Meeus, Director of Security Technology and Strategy, Akamai, Mike Elissen, Developer Advocate, Akamai

About this talk

These days, just about every enterprise web application uses APIs. And that’s led to a growing deluge of API attacks. The truth is, APIs... • Can be difficult to defend with traditional web application security solutions • Create hidden security gaps in mobile applications • Appear to have played a role the tripling of web attacks from 2020’s record year In this webinar, you’ll learn about practices that can lead to the release of vulnerable applications, steps you can take today to mitigate potential threats, and other findings from our upcoming State of the Internet / Security report.
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