Definitive Guide to Posture Management
API posture management gives you the tools to…
APIs interact with all types of data – credit card information, health records, social security numbers, etc. Without an accurate API inventory and insight into sensitive data traffic, you cannot adequately address potential vulnerabilities and data leakage. And there can be dire consequences if sensitive data is ever exposed.
Regulators around the world continue to enact and expand requirements for how organizations handle sensitive information, such as GDPR, CCPA, and so on. Identifying where data resides, is moved to, and accessed from is critical to ensuring data compliance and avoiding costly fine.
API gateways and WAFs provide limited visibility into your API estate, as they only reveal API traffic that is routed through them. The other downside is that they don’t provide visibility into the types of sensitive data that traverses your APIs. API inventory is more than just a number. You need to know how many APIs you have, including shadow and zombie APIs, as well as the types of data they engage with.
Beyond knowing the types of sensitive data routed through your APIs, you should also have visibility into how many users are engaging with those APIs. Without that level of insight, you’ll be vulnerable to a myriad of threats.
Sensitive data discovery is the process of identifying, classifying and protecting confidential information within an organization. It involves using specialized tools to scan through all the data stored in an organization’s databases and systems to detect any potential risks or vulnerabilities. The goal of this process is to ensure that all sensitive information is properly secured and protected from unauthorized access.
API posture management is a critical tool for ensuring that your APIs are secure and aren’t leaking sensitive data. It helps you identify any potential vulnerabilities in your APIs and provides you with the necessary steps to fix them. With API posture management, you can be sure that your APIs are secure and not exposing any confidential information.
Protecting your personally identifiable information (PII) is essential in today’s digital world. With the rise of cyber-attacks, it is important to take the necessary steps to ensure that your data is secure and protected from malicious actors. There are several tools and techniques that can be used to protect PII, such as API posture management, which combines sensitive data discovery and data classification. Additionally, it can also help you detect any potential threats or vulnerabilities in your system.
Noname Security Posture Management provides unmatched visibility into the types of PII data that traverse your APIs, including credit card data, SSNs, and other personally identifiable information (PII). With the help of Noname Security, you can stay compliant with GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and more.
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