The CISO's Guide to API Security
May 17, 2023
APIs present exciting business opportunities to deliver products faster and improve customer experience. Now, security leaders have to balance securing their APIs, on top of their web apps, without slowing down innovation.
In recent years, data breaches and leaks through APIs have made news headlines — including JustDial in India, LinkedIn and Twitter in the social media space, and even T-Mobile.
Why is this the case? Unfortunately, attackers often see APIs as a ‘softer target’ than an organization’s core web applications. And without proper API management, this assumption often proves true.