22-page guide to API security
Sound application development rests with secure APIs in the cloud
APIs provide the conduits through which microservices communicate with one another. Rising in sync with their increasing popularity, though, are security risks that threaten to undermine your most sensitive data.
Between unauthorized data changes, data leakage, simultaneous control of multiple versions, and determining whether a third party API meets security standards, you need a fine-tuned multi-faceted approach to security.
This handbook probes potential API security risks and puts forth a number of best practices for maintaining a secure, managed environment.