API Brief #7: Advanced tech to defend API hacking is now readily available to SMBs, Spring4shell and how to protect yourself, RapidAPI collected 150M to help companies

This week, we have a detailed article on the most popular Java server-side framework, Spring Boot, which looks to be vulnerable to RCE. The flaw was discovered following a series of Tweets revealing a new POC exploit for the Java library Spring Core, dubbed “Spring4Shell” online.

API-related data breaches increased in the first half of 2018, with 63 million personal information lost by the top ten firms. SMBs frequently lack the security resources of bigger enterprises when it comes to API security. API security vulnerabilities are a serious concern for businesses.

API-related data breaches increased in the first half of 2018, with 63 million personal information lost by the top ten firms. SMBs frequently lack the security resources of bigger enterprises when it comes to API security. API security vulnerabilities are a serious concern for businesses.

04/04/2022

Advanced tech to defend API hacking is now readily available to SMBs

We have a comprehensive article about API security is a security nightmare for SMBs and enterprises alike. Nathan Sitbon wrote that the first half of 2018 was marked by an increase in API-related data breaches. The 10 largest companies reported the loss of 63 million personal records…

04/04/2022

Critical vulnerability in Spring Java framework Spring4shell and how to protect yourself?

An interesting read this week Critical vulnerability in Spring Java framework Spring4shell and how to protect yourself? in a blog by BLST Security they wrote that the most popular Java framework Spring boot used to create server side apps, appears to be vulnerable to RCE. The vulnerability was found after a set of Tweets showing a new POC exploit on the JAVA library Spring Core, immediately referred to as “Spring4Shell” by users online.
23/03/2022

API marketplace RapidAPI collected 150M to help companies bridge the developer gap

API marketplace RapidAPI collects 150M to help companies bridge the developer gap

An insightful article this week on RapidAPI collected 150M to help companies bridge the developer gap. RapidAPI has raised $150 million in a series D round of funding. RapidAPI helps developers find the right APIs for their use-case, connect to those APIs, and then test and monitor those APIs to ensure that they remain robust and secure. With fewer developers, there is more reliance on APIs, which also play a pivotal role in plugging the much-discussed technical talent gap. The San Francisco company is now valued at a cool $1 billion.

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