Application Security

Strategies for API Security

Provided by Akamai

Category Application Security

Type White Paper

Length 6

Publish Date August 22 2016

Date posted March 14 2018


The digital economy has exploded, causing organizations to create new ways of exchanging information with new channels, partners and developers to ensure they unlock real business value for their customers. This connectivity is being driven by Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) however, despite their popularity, many developers are still unsure about how to manage their security. This white paper explores strategies for protecting APIs by outlining common cyberattacks and what your organization can do to mitigate these API exploits.

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