Threat hunting, API call sequencing, and contextual API security testing speed incident response and eliminate more API threats
PALO ALTO, Calif. – July 20, 2022 – Salt Security, the leading API security company, today announced new enhancements to its next-generation Salt Security API Protection Platform, extending abilities in threat detection and pre-production API testing. The latest features include deeper and earlier insights into attacker behaviors and attack patterns, visual depictions of API call sequences, and support for attack simulation ahead of releasing APIs into production. With the new capabilities, Salt enhances its market-leading capabilities in runtime protection, providing organizations a more comprehensive view of API usage and the API attack surface so they can improve their business understanding and accelerate incident response time.
Building upon its existing threat detection and monitoring algorithms, the Salt platform provides organizations with quick, automatic, and continuous visibility into any risks or vulnerabilities within their API ecosystem. Customers can more easily spot and block API attacks before bad actors can reach their objective, and they can also more quickly identify unusual API usage patterns and remediate API vulnerabilities.
New features in the Salt Security API Protection Platform include:
In the Salt Security State of API Security Report, Q1 2022, 86% of respondents admitted to lacking the confidence in knowing which APIs expose sensitive data. Identifying and monitoring for API vulnerabilities in real-time is crucial for protecting companies' vital assets so they can focus on business operations instead of risk.
"Bad actors work tirelessly to refine their tactics and techniques to make threats more difficult to detect. Successfully defending against modern, sophisticated API attacks requires solutions that can swiftly detect illegitimate activity and behavioral abnormalities in real-time," said Elad Koren, Chief Product Officer, Salt Security. "Our latest platform capabilities deliver critical insights sooner and across the full API lifecycle. With increased context over time, combined with automated threat alerts, organizations can better defend themselves against attacks and fix API vulnerabilities before they can be exploited."
Salt Security will be at Black Hat USA from August 10-11 at booth #932. To learn more about Salt Security, its platform, or to request a demo, please visit https://content.salt.security/demo.html.