API Security Best Practices - Whitepaper

In this whitepaper

APIs now account for over 80% of Internet traffic, represent 90% of the attack surface of web apps, and will become the “most frequent attack vector" by 2022.

Securing APIs requires new approaches that:

  • operate at the speed of DevOps
  • address all OWASP API Top 10 risks (and more)
  • ensure no logic flaws in the API can be exploited

This whitepaper explores API security in detail, including:

  • challenges of securing APIs
  • approaches to API security, with pros and cons
  • real-life examples of OWASP API breaches
  • recommendations for uncovering API vulnerabilities