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An Introduction to API Security

Isabelle Mauny from 42Crunch takes a high level look at the different problems facing APIs today and gives some recommendations in her article on APIscene.io

The idea of this article is to serve as an introduction to API security. We’ll look from a high-level view at all the different problems that are stacking up around APIs right now and give you some highlights of recommendations.

It will be no surprise to anyone that API breaches are really on the rise. A recent report stated that only 6% of companies are lucky enough to report there are no API-related problems for them. Most issues are related to the security and validation of data. It’s about rate-limiting problems, authorization, and authentication. As we deep dive into these issues, we observe some common patterns.

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