Securing the API Attack Surface by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)

Analyst Report

According to ESG*, the majority (75%) of organizations typically change or update their APIs on a daily or weekly basis, creating a significant challenge for protecting the changing API attack surface. ESG also discovered the majority (92%) of organizations have experienced at least one security incident related to insecure APIs in the last 12 months, while the majority of organizations (57%) have experienced multiple security incidents related to insecure APIs during the past year.”

We believe this report will help you understand the following:

  • Growing attack surfaces of APIs especially for cloud-native apps.

  • API vulnerability types of greatest concern by organizations.

  • API security challenges that organizations are struggling most to solve.

  • Security solutions and tools most orgs will apply in the next 12-18 months.

*TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) is an integrated technology analysis, research, and strategy firm providing market intelligence, actionable insight, and go-to-market content services to the global technology community.