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O grande susto Um amigo comentou comigo um episódio interessante: Telefonaram para ele dizendo que era um canal de nível oito de seu banco, confirmando dados como endereço, nome de mãe e pai, cônjuge, filhos etc, dizendo que existiam transações suspeitas, e que a conta dele havia sido invadida e ele precisava ligar urgentemente para …

May 18, 2022

Recently we published an article on the log4shell vulnerability targeting log4j, in which we explained how APIs can be protected against injection attacks with a positive security model, and how 42Crunch easily enables such a model. Now, it’s time for the Spring4Shell (CVE-2022-22965) vulnerability, targeting the Spring framework, commonly used to build APIs. What can …

Why Developer-First API Security is Prevailing in Enterprise. The DevSecOps movement has led to a distinct “shift-left” in the enterprise where tasks are moved earlier in the development cycle so that developers can directly address production concerns as the code is being written. Companies are realizing greater business benefits from this shift-left approach, with accelerated …

Question: Everyone is talking about DevSecOps, why are we not able to fix the security issues? Despite the obvious challenges, Colin believes that the industry has made progress as compared to ten years ago when very insecure code was prevalent. Today’s code is definitely more secure and security is improving — thankfully most developers are …

OWASP API Security Top 10 Cheat Sheet

Download our OWASP API Security Cheat Sheets to print out and hang on your wall! US Letter 8.5 x 11 in  |  A4 210 x 297 mm   If you missed our latest presentation, check out the slides here: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overf...

API Security is not Web Application Security!

When we started 42Crunch 3 years ago, we were convinced that a new market segment would emerge: API security. And the market is now catching up with our vision! This is exemplified by the recent release of the OWASP Top 10 for API Security threats document, which highlights threats t...

We Need the Controller Layer Back!

A couple days ago, I gave an API security workshop to highlight the OWASP Top 10 issues for APIs and some of the mistakes we keep doing at development time and pay for at runtime. Many of the issues related to data, such as improper data filtering, mass assignment or excessive data e...