API Security Decoded: Emerging Trends and Effective AppSec Strategies

Presented by

Patrick Vandenberg, Director of Product Marketing, Invicti Security

About this talk

The vast majority of organizations rely on APIs to fuel digital transformation, enable integrations, and increase capabilities and efficiencies. However, with sprawling web application environments that change frequently, often on a daily basis, API abuses are fast becoming a major headache for security teams. Incorporating APIs into the overall AppSec testing strategy is now a necessity, but for many, it still presents a major technical and organizational challenge. Join Invicti Director of Product Marketing, Patrick Vandenberg, to learn: - The importance of APIs and why they are a key attack surface for modern threat actors - The challenges of including APIs in application security testing and ways to overcome them - Best practices for building API scanning into your AppSec program ________________ About the Speaker - Patrick Vandenberg A seasoned cybersecurity leader, Patrick Vandenberg is the Director of Product Marketing at Invicti Security. He works closely with security and DevSecOps stakeholders to understand today’s cybersecurity pain points so we can continue to help our customers solve their application security challenges. As an alumnus of several cybersecurity companies, including Hunters, Snyk, and IBM Security, Patrick brings over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity across product marketing and product management roles. Patrick holds a degree in Systems & Computer Engineering from Carleton University and, in his free time, continues a longtime passion for coaching and playing hockey.

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Invicti Security is transforming the way web applications are secured. An AppSec leader for more than 15 years, Invicti enables organizations in every industry to continuously scan and secure all of their web applications and APIs at the speed of innovation. Invicti is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and serves more than 3,500 organizations of all sizes all over the world. For more information, visit our website invicti.com.