New threats demand that we transform the way we think about securing the endpoints. Case in point: APIs, writes Ross Moore.
In this Spotlight episode of the Security Ledger podcast, I interview Richard Bird, the CSO of the firm Traceable AI about the challenge of securing application programming interfaces (APIs), which are increasingly being abused to steal sensitive data.
Removing the ability to automate against a vulnerable API is a huge step forward, as automation is a key enabler for both the exploitation and the extraction of large amounts of sensitive data.
Distil Network’s annual assessment of bad bots, “Bad Bot Report 2019: The Bot Arms Race Continues,” found that bad bots accounted for one in five website requests in 2018, or 20.4 percent of web traffic.
In-brief: In this, the first in a three-part series on REST API, Neeraj Khandelwal of Barracuda Networks discusses the growing importance of application program interfaces to business success, and how API insecurity poses a significant and under-appreciated risk to businesses.