OWASP Top 10 API security vulnerabilities | API security risks

OWASP Top 10 API security vulnerabilities | API security risks

Apr 13, 2021

What is OWASP Security API Top 10?
OWASP API security top 10 is an API security project that focuses on strategies and solutions to understand and mitigate the unique vulnerabilities and security risks of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Through community-led projects globally, it is a great source for tools, resources, education & training for developers and technologists to secure the web and mobile applications. This community has also produced some of the best testing guides, cheat sheets, methodologies and a lot of community work for which all of us are grateful.

Top 10 API risks are:
Broken object level authorization
Broken user authentication
Excessive data exposure
Lack of resources and rate limiting
Broken function level authorization
Mass assignment
Security misconfiguration
Improper assets management
Insufficient logging and monitoring

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