API Brief #19

09/09/2022

6 Top API Security Risks Favored Targets for Attackers If Left Unmanaged

An Article from Hacker News – 6 Top API Security Risks Favored Targets for Attackers If Left Unmanaged API security can be compared to driving a car . Facebook had a 50M user account affected by an API breach This is why API security is so important – even a small breach can have a big impact.
12/09/2022

Bad bots are coming at APIs How to beat the API bot attacks

Vinugayathri Chinnasamy, Senior Content Writer, wrote about Bad bots are coming at APIs How to beat the API bot attacks 75% of login attempts from API (Application Programming Interfaces) endpoints are malicious – according to perimeterx This means that API security is a major concern for businesses, and they need to take measures to protect their data.
12/09/2022

OpenAPIs and ThirdParty Risks

Sue Poremba on the subject of OpenAPIs and ThirdParty Risks Each API usually takes in very specific requests in a very specific format and returns very specific information . OpenAPI is OpenAPI is different in that it is an open standard that can be used with any programming language and any type of request.

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