API Security is a new approach to securing APIs that focuses on the API traffic itself, instead of just protecting the backend servers.
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“The most common attack vector against web applications is through their APIs.”
– OWASP Top 10 2017
In this era of digital transformation and cloud computing, exposing your company’s data via an API has become a standard way to deliver services faster and more efficiently. This also means that your organization’s sensitive information can be exposed to threats if not properly secured.  As we have seen in recent years with high profile breaches like Equifax, Yahoo!, Uber or even Facebook, attackers are increasingly targeting organizations by exploiting vulnerabilities in their web applications’ APIs
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