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Protecting your APIs against Log4Shell with 42Crunch

January 26, 2022

On December 9th, 2021, the log4shell vulnerability hit the news and it has since been every security team’s worst nightmare: trivially exploitable, huge impact with RCE (Remote Code Execution), on a component widely used across traditional enterprise technological stacks, both in in-house and third-party software. All this combined explains its CVSS rating of 10 – […]

OWASP API Security TOP 10 Challenges – Episode 1

January 25, 2022

In this first episode in the webinar series, Dr Philippe de Ryck and Colin Domoney discuss API security today and the challenges presented by the OWASP API security top 10. Questions from attendees were addressed throughout the webinar.

7 Ways to Avoid JWT Security Pitfalls

December 22, 2021

Dec 22nd 2021.  Author: Dr. Philippe de Ryck, Pragmatic Web Security, Like them or hate them, JSON Web Tokens (JWT) are everywhere. OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect rely heavily on JWTs. Many applications use JWTs to implement custom security mechanisms. And every language or framework offers plenty of support for JWTs. Unfortunately, JWTs also lie […]

Creating High Quality OAS Definitions with Springfox – Part 1: Security Definitions

March 9, 2021

Spring Boot is a popular framework to build applications and APIs. Leveraging the Springfox project and code annotations, developers can generate OAS files with a high 42Crunch Security Audit score. What is the 42Crunch Security Audit? The 42Crunch Security Audit is one of 3 services from the 42Crunch API Security Platform: it consumes OpenAPI (Swagger) […]

OpenAPI Swagger Extension VS Code

May 1, 2020

Tutorials Our previous tutorial used the build-in Security Editor in 42Crunch Platform to fix audit issues in the OpenAPI (formerly Swagger) definition. In this one, we do the same thing but in Microsoft Visual Studio Code (VS Code) using the 42Crunch OpenAPI extension. Extension Overview Below is an example of the 42Crunch OpenAPI (Swagger) extension […]