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A blog about all things in and around the world of APIs and API Protection.
In college a good friend of mine got deeply involved in the martial art Aikido. Unlike other martial arts I was familiar with one of the things that stuck out for me was the concept of using an attacker’s momentum against them. Instead of directly attacking, the defender would wait for a move from their opponent, like a lunge, and harness that momentum to take control.
At Salt Security one of our philosophies is to provide solutions that help simplify processes, and save time, rather than introduce additional complexities. This is especially important when it comes to security.
OWASP Global AppSec 2019 happened recently in Tel Aviv and I was lucky enough to attend, present a few sessions, meet some new people and have lots of great conversations so I thought it would be good to do a writeup to share my thoughts about the event. First, let’s talk about why I attended.
From a previous post we know that today’s applications are different compared to what they were just a few years back and APIs are increasingly being used to power customer applications, connect with partners and drive microservices environments. Whether you realize it or not APIs are everywhere around us and they exchange sensitive data constantly, making them a rich target for attackers, which explains why we’ve seen a significant increase in attacks targeting APIs in recent years.
The non-stop news of security breaches in recent years underscores a growing realization that organizations need to fundamentally rethink the way they protect their applications and data.
Salt Security Recognized for Providing the Industry’s First Patented Solution to Prevent the Next Generation of API Attacks
API Protection Platform Empowers Companies to Detect and Respond to Attacks in Real Time Before They Advance
Confidence is important when you decide to engage with a vendor. You want to know that vendor is not only able to deliver the service
Let’s talk for a moment about love, relationships and commitment… Most application security engineers I’ve met have already settled down and found their special one.