Analyst Report

Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Reveals Most Organizations Aren’t Prepared for API Data Breaches

Secure APIs to protect data, bolster trust, and gain a competitive edge

In this brief, Harvard Business Review Analytic Services gives security executives three things to consider:

  1. APIs are quickly becoming one of the most frequent attack vectors, leading to data breaches across geography and industry that cost companies time, money, reputation, and customers.
  2. When seeking to secure APIs, CISOs should implement continuous monitoring and automated security solutions, avoiding outdated tools like WAFs and point-of-attack remedies that can leave unknown critical vulnerabilities open to attack.
  3. By adopting continuous monitoring API security tools, companies can gain the 24/7 insight into API behavior that is required to maintain modern API security in an automated, repeatable, and scalable way