Developing an API Security Strategy
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This article explores the importance of securing APIs used by your organization and the strategies for reducing risks and vulnerabilities associated with these interfaces.
APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) offer many benefits, connecting different applications and services to allow for seamless communication and data sharing. However, as APIs are gateways to sensitive data and systems, they can also be potential security risks. This article explains techniques for securing APIs in order to protect sensitive data, maintain compliance, preserve business continuity, prevent malicious activity, and minimize third-party risk. By securing APIs, you can protect your organization’s data and reputation.
- • How to communicate the importance of API security
- • How to formulate an API security strategy
- • How to create a culture of API security awareness
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