API Security Done Right – Understanding the Threat and Best Practices for Secure API Development

In this session we explore the fundamentals of API security. Firstly, we’ll learn about the most common API vulnerabilities and how these lead to significant real-world breaches. We’ll then learn how to use best practices for secure API development using a shift-left design-first development approach, and various patterns and recommendations for secure API development.

By the end of this session, you will understand the real challenges of securing APIs and the fundamentals of building secure APIs.

Topics covered include:

● The context for API security (the need, the differences, the opportunities)
● Understanding the OWASP API Security Top 10 vulnerabilities
● Overview of several recent high-profile API breaches
● Building secure APIs by design
● Developing secure APIs
● Protecting APIs

5 Key Benefits of Attending Talk

1. Understand the real challenges of securing APIs
2. What are the fundamentals of building secure APIs
3. Discover how to remove the security bottleneck when protecting APIs
4. Understand how to implement API security testing
5. Learn how to implement runtime API protection

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