Today every modern enterprise is heavily reliant on APIs, to the point they’re now indispensable. As evidence, API traffic now represents over 80% of the current internet traffic. However, organizations are discovering that API attacks are growing at the same pace. According to our latest survey, 78% of cybersecurity professionals say they have experienced an API security incident in the last 12 months.
With that said, API security has become an absolute necessity for enterprises to protect their everyday services, and most importantly, customers’ data. Discover how prepared your CIO, CISO, CTO, and AppSec peers are across financial services, retail, healthcare, government, manufacturing, and energy in this latest report.
The growing severity of API security incidents should continue to sound alarm bells.
After 2022 results showed that 76% of surveyed respondents experienced an API security incident in the last 12 months, this has unfortunately risen to 78% in 2023. This is further evidence of the API security ‘disconnect’ that was identified in our inaugural report in 2022.
Say they have experienced an API security incident in the last 12 months.
Say API security is more of a priority now than it was 12 months ago.
Say their developers are spending between 26% and 50% of their time on refactoring and remediation.