OWASP Top 10: API Security Playbook

APIs are crucial to the internet and their security is vital to both their creators and consumers. This course will teach you about each of the OWASP API Top 10 vulnerabilities, helping you to identify and prevent them in your APIs.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 25, 2020
Duration
2h 20m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 25, 2020
Duration
2h 20m
Description

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) form the foundation of numerous web technologies, including Software as a Service (SaaS), mobile applications, web applications, and Internet of Things (IoT). API security is critical to keep those services and their customers secure. In this course, OWASP Top 10: API Security Playbook, you’ll learn strategies and solutions to mitigate the ten most important vulnerabilities for APIs. First, you’ll explore the attack, seeing how a vulnerability can be exploited. Next, you’ll discover the impact of the attack, how it can affect the API, the business and its customers. Finally, you’ll learn how to mitigate the vulnerability, using a selection of common defenses to reduce the risk of an effective attack. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to help protect you from the top ten API vulnerabilities, the most critical vulnerabilities to your API.

About the author
About the author

Gavin is passionate about security and has an extensive background in software development in regulated environments. He currently works in a Red Team at a FTSE 100 company.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, everyone. My name is Gavin Johnson Lynn on Welcome to my course WASP Top 10 E P. I. Security playbook. I've worked in software development for over 20 years on I'm currently an offensive security specialist, improving the security of software on the business around me. MPs are incredibly common on the Internet on their on track to become the most frequent source of data breaches ahead of websites. Protecting your-app from attack has never bean mawr important. In this course, we're going to look at each of the entries in the wasp FBI security top 10 so we can start to understand them on how they might affect your APIs. Some of the major topics that will cover include what each entry means to your A P I common attacks, the various impacts that those attacks can have on useful defenses. By the end of this course, you will know about all of the entries in the top 10 on be able to identify where your a P I might be vulnerable. You learn what you need to give your a P a strong, overlapping set of defenses. Before beginning the course, you should have some experience with APIs on sending requests to them. A basic understanding of this information should help you to understand the attacks on defenses we'll talk about. I hope you'll join me on this journey toe. Learn FBI security with the mosque Top 10 AP I Security playbook, of course, at Pluralsight.