Best Practices for API Design to Keep Your App Secure, Scalable & Efficient

With a plethora of best practices for designing APIs, many application teams end up focusing on details that may not be a high priority when compared to design principles that can keep your application secure, scalable and efficient. In this session, we will explore the critical best practices around API design including API versioning, error handling, and microservices architectures for decoupling functionality. We will also explore some the crucial security principles that should be applied when designing the business logic. These include pagination restrictions to prevent DDoS attacks as well as proper identity governance implementation to mitigate API-specific vulnerabilities like data breaches as a result of the incorrect assignment of RBAC roles or ABAC rules that control access to resources.

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