Analyst Report

Gartner says “Adopt a Continuous Approach to API Security”

In an August 2019 research report, Gartner emphasizes that “despite growing awareness of API security, breaches continue to occur. API management and web application firewall vendors, as well as new startups, are addressing the problem. But application leaders independently must design and execute an effective API security strategy to protect their APIs.” Establishing an API framework has become even more critical for teams to secure their microservices, along with continuous monitoring so that alerts are provided for teams whenever there is a change. This ensures that security standards are being met on an on-going basis, not just when audits occur.

Gartner identifies key challenges:

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* API Security: What You Need to Do to Protect Your APIs, 2019, Mark O'Neill, Dionisio Zumerle, Jeremy D'Hoinne, 28 August 2019

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