SecAppDev 2022 Lecture Details

The (bright) future of API Security

Isabelle Mauny
Tuesday June 14, 16:00 - 17:30
Short description

What are the key API-based integration patterns and their security implications? Which strategies can we adopt to protect APIs now and in the future? How can we do better and attack the security issues from design time?

Abstract

APIs are at the heart of most applications and have become the cornerstone of system integrations. Several API flavors are popular today, like REST, GraphQL or gRPC: is any of them more secure? Which approaches can we adopt to prevent security issues from reaching production systems? Which role should developers play in security and API security in particular?

In this session, we will use real world examples to illustrate potential approaches and put your API Security knowledge to the test!

Key takeaway

The inherent risks of exposing APIs and what we can do today and tomorrow to address them.

Content level

Keynote

Target audience

All SecAppDev participants

Prerequisites

None

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Isabelle Mauny

Isabelle Mauny

Field CTO, 42Crunch

I have been spending the last 15 years helping people integrate their applications internally and externally. I introduced IBM DataPower in Europe in 2005 and worked with numerous enterprises customers deploying what were the first API Gateways. I have stayed in that field since then, with a stronger focus on security in the past 5 years with 42Crunch

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