API Security Done Right - Best Practices for Secure API Development


About this event

A security breach from an API can result in loss of confidential information, financial loss, and damage to an organization's reputation. Therefore, it is essential to implement robust security measures to protect APIs from potential threats.

API security is an important aspect of modern web application development. To ensure the security of your APIs, there are several best practices that you should follow.

Break away from RSAC and head over to GitHub HQ for a Lunch and Learn with GitHub and 42Crunch to discuss best practices for secure API development.

What to expect:
A high-level awareness course aimed at an executive or security practitioner. No coding knowledge is assumed or required.

Part 1: Introduction to the OWASP API security Top 10 and recent breaches
We’ll begin with a discussion of why API Security is essential right now and highlight a few recent incidents that illustrate some common yet costly vulnerabilities.

Part 2: Quick wins for API security
We will provide a quick overview of tools and techniques that can improve your API security posture.

Part 3: Benefits of shift-left and automation for API security
Lastly, we will explain how the combined 42Crunch and GitHub Advanced Security offerings combine to improve API security through shift-left and automation.

GitHub HQ
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St
San Francisco, CA 94107
Only a short 10-15 min walk from RSA!

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