In some ways, the most valuable asset an organization owns is its data. Threats to that data have to be identified and, hopefully, eliminated so you don’t put that value at risk. However, with the rise of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) comes the potential for more security holes, meaning developers need to understand the vulnerabilities to keep corporate and customer data safe. With such an accelerated shift to API-based architectures, it’s important to note that in many ways, APIs provide the easiest access point for a hacker who wants your data.
In fact, APIs have been called the “next frontier in cybercrime” and rightly so. API breaches continue to pop up in companies both big and small. And as more services expose more sensitive data, the value of these endpoints increases to hackers.
So how can you secure your APIs and keep your sensitive data safe?
Security testing of course! And ReadyAPI is the simplest and easiest way to get started. This ebook offers a great overview on how to protect your APIs and how to get started with ReadyAPI.