API Security , Video

ISMG Editors: Will We Ever Get a Handle on API Security?

Also: Why We Should Care About the New York Times' Copyright Lawsuit Against OpenAI
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Rashmi Ramesh

In the latest weekly update, Information Security Media Group editors discussed how the surge in API usage poses challenges for organizations, why good governance is so crucial to solving API issues and how The New York Times' legal action against OpenAI and Microsoft highlights copyright concerns.

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The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; and Rashmi Ramesh, assistant editor, global news desk - discussed:

  • How the increasing prevalence of software components interacting through APIs poses a challenge, as many organizations lack awareness of how many open APIs they have, how secure those APIs are and how to properly control access to them;
  • Guidance on initiating an API governance program;
  • Why The New York Times is suing OpenAI and its major backer Microsoft for alleged copyright infringement and what the case could mean for companies using the latest generative AI tools.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Dec. 29 edition on looking back on ISMG's interviews in 2023 and the Jan. 5 edition on why ransomware victims are still paying ransoms.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, Productions, ISMG

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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