APIs are increasingly being used to power new customer facing applications, connect with partners and drive microservices environments, but they also constantly expose and exchange sensitive data, making them an increasing target for attackers.
As with all things security there is no silver bullet to protect you from API security risks. It's a combination of efforts at the end of the day that need to be part of your security stack.
Download this whitepaper from Salt Security, recently named Gartner's Cool Vendor in API Security 2020, as you think about your security strategy to address modern threats including:
- Authentication and authorization
- Rate limiting & throttling
- Web application firewalls