When we set out on a “Topic Takeover” program, our goal is to generate a ton of content, across multiple media, in one topic in cybersecurity.

We just finished a program on the topic of “API Security” sponsored by Salt Security. Here is a summary of everything we produced with links to all of the content and discussions.

Thanks to our sponsor, Salt Security

Salt Security protects the APIs at the core of SaaS, web, and mobile applications. By using patented behavioral protection Salt Security automatically and continuously discovers and learns the granular behavior of each unique API and stops attacks. In 2020 Salt Security was named a Gartner Cool Vendor in API Strategy.

Editor’s note: All of this content is part of CISO Series’ “Topic Takeover” program. While the article sponsor, Salt Security, and our editors agreed on the topic of API security, all production and editorial is fully controlled by CISO Series’ editorial staff.

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25 API Security Tips You’re Probably Not Considering

This is our “Wisdom of Crowd” article where I reach out to security experts asking for insight on a given topic. This article is jammed with advice from 29 industry experts.

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Best Quotes from “25 API Security Tips You’re Probably Not Considering”

Here’s a short video where I highlight a few of my favorite quotes from the 25 tip article.

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Best Comments to “25 API Security Tips You’re Probably Not Considering”

When I posted my article, “25 API Security Tips You’re Probably Not Considering,” I asked the community, what did I miss, and what would should I have doubled-down on or maybe not mention at all. Here are my favorite responses.

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API Security and Business Logic – Seeing the Forest as Well as the Trees

Following up on the 25 tips article, writer Steve Prentice, delved into the only way to manage API security is to trace the business logic of behavior. Once you understand that, you can greatly reduce the risk APIs introduce to your security program.

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PREVIEW “Hacking API Security” Video Chat

To drive greater attendance for our weekly video chats, we create a preview video that highlights what we’ll be talking about during the chat.

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Hacking API Security Video Chat

On Friday, June 19th, we held a Video Chat on the topic of API Security. The event generated over 200 comments in the chat room, a lot of laughs during our “Best Bad Idea” game, and some insights on protecting the connective tissue of corporate data. We had 247 registrants, 115 attended live, and 43 watched the replay. Our guests were Roey Eliyahu, CEO, Salt Security and Nir Valtman, vp, head of product & data security at Finastra. Watch the full hour video chat.

Best Moments from “Hacking API Security” Video Chat

Here are six minutes of the best moments from “Hacking API Security: An hour of critical thinking on protecting the connective tissue of corporate data”.

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Defense in Depth: API Security



Check out this post for the basis for our conversation on the Defense in Depth podcast with me and co-host Allan Alford (@allanalfordintx), and sponsored guest, Roey Eliyahu, CEO, Salt Security. Listen to the full episode above. And check the post for a summary of this episode.

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Best Moments from “API Security” Episode of Defense in Depth

Watch this short three-minute clip highlighting three of the best moments from the “API Security” episode of Defense in Depth.

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