API Brief #9: Is API Security on Your Radar? APIs Are Here to Stay so Get in Front of Securing Them, OpenAPI is Your Source of Truth

This week, we have an article about 91% of businesses that have implemented APIs in their business systems experienced incidents related to breaches in security and cyber-attacks.

An article about the fact that APIs are here to stay and how should you get in front and start securing them.

Finally an article about OpenAPI that provides the human and machine-readable contact that defines what each version of your digital resource or capabilities does.
05/04/2022

Is API Security on Your Radar

Is API Security on Your Radar? Gartner predicted that API (Application Programming Interface) attacks would become the most common attack vector for enterprise web applications. Half of the online traffic is generated by users searching on companies’ publicly available APIs. 91% of businesses that have implemented APIs in their business systems experienced incidents related to breaches in security and cyber-attacks.
14/04/2022

APIs Are Here to Stay so Get in Front of Securing Them

We have a comprehensive article – APIs Are Here to Stay so Get in Front of Securing Them Bruce Lynch wrote about One in four businesses derive at least 10% of their overall revenue from APIs. 27% of those businesses cite security, privacy, and compliance concerns as the principal barriers to more widespread adoption of APIs. API security is designed to see all the specialized requirements of APIs automatically. API security provides a more complete view of shadow APIs, data discovery and profiling, advanced protection against bad bot attacks, automated online fraud detection, and next-generation security analysis.
16/04/2022

OpenAPI is Your Source of Truth and Collections are Derivatives of That Truth Designed For Specific Business Outcomes

Lastly an article about OpenAPI is Your Source of Truth and Collections are Derivatives – Kin Lane blogged that there is a lot of confusion about what Swagger and OpenAPI are for. Swagger is a machine readable specification for describing the surface area of your synchronous API, providing you with a vocabulary for establishing a definition of request and response details of your API. OpenAPI provides the human and machine-readable contact that defines what each version of your digital resource or capabilities does, helping the team behind producing and sustaining an API, and the consumers who are putting an API to use in applications and integrations on the same page . Collections can be used as a derivative of that truth for mocking, documenting, testing, and securing specific business outcomes satisfied each API.

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