How and Why to Use APIs to Strengthen Your AppSec Strategy

How and Why to Use APIs to Strengthen Your AppSec Strategy

APIs are at the heart of modern applications and have quickly become a favorite target of attackers. And for good reason - they expose a wealth of functionality and attack surface that is often poorly defended. In our previous article we introduced the key building blocks of API security that ... Read More
Top API Security Challenges and How to Address Them Today

Top API Security Challenges and How to Address Them Today

APIs have altered the attack surface of modern applications and exposed new gaps in security in the process. In the old days, virtually all application traffic passed through the web front-end of an application, and unsurprisingly that is where security efforts were focused. APIs have quickly and thoroughly eroded this ... Read More
What's So "Next-Gen" About the Next-Gen WAF?

What’s So “Next-Gen” About the Next-Gen WAF?

The term “next-generation” gets thrown around a lot in security. Marketers have overused the term to the point that, for many, it has become an empty buzzword used to describe virtually anything. On the other hand, technology does go through major transformational changes where new approaches are needed to replace ... Read More
Top 6 Questions Around API and Microservices Security, Answered

Top 6 Questions Around API and Microservices Security, Answered

Last week we had a great webcast and discussion on the topic of securing APIs and microservice architectures. Based on the feedback during the webcast and the many conversations we have with prospects, this is becoming a very hot topic (and source of frustration) for many of you in application ... Read More

API Security Checklist: Top 7 Requirements

As I talk to customers around the world about securing their applications I've noticed a specific topic keeps coming up more and more often: Securing their APIs - both public and internal varieties. RESTful JSON APIs seem to be the most prevalent these days, but I still hear about SOAP ... Read More
Tightly Coupling Applications and Security for Infinite Scale

Tightly Coupling Applications and Security for Infinite Scale

Let's talk about the future of application security. For those of us who have been designing network and application security architectures in the past couple decades it's been impossible to notice the pace of change has accelerated in the last few years. Static, legacy architectures are giving way to dynamic, ... Read More