Block API Attacks
Enterprises need to understand API access, usage, and behavior. However, APIs are complex to analyze. Without the proper tools, remediation can be complex, either because it is technically challenging or because it requires considerable time and effort.
Why API threat monitoring is important
Major API security risks exist in production
API security risks and issues are not all discovered in source code alone. Organizations need to observe traffic behavior within the context of the network to understand the full context and uncover risks.
You need to be able to detect anomalies
Runtime protection requires going beyond an inventory to a real-time study of API behavior. Organizations need to continually monitor traffic and API consumption for vulnerabilities and misconfigurations. The goal is to develop a baseline understanding of typical behavior in order to identify anything out of the ordinary. Anomalies should then be examined in the context of other actions taking place within the application or network.
Remediation requires integrations
Organizations need to ensure issues are assigned to appropriate teams as they are identified. Integrations should trigger automation workflows for addressing issues with APIs. If misconfigurations, data policy violations, or suspicious behaviors are detected, they should be reported to the API gateway, SIEM system, and other information security engines to inform the entire security team.