Will APIs be the gateway to effective cyber attacks in 2021?

Will APIs be the gateway to effective cyber attacks in 2021?

Posted January 21, 2021

Will APIs be the gateway to effective cyber attacks in 2021?

  • Global organizations are struggling to maintain consistent application security across multiple platforms, and they are also losing visibility with the emergence of new architectures and the adoption of APIs.
  • Nearly 40 percent of organizations surveyed reported that more than one-half of their applications are exposed to the Internet or third-party services via APIs.
  • Bot management is also a major concern because enterprises are not prepared to properly manage bot traffic.
  • The most common Bot attack is denial-of-service, taking different shapes.
  • Denial-of-service at the application layer is frequently in the form of HTTP/S floods.

| January 21, 2021