Forrester Report

The Eight Components Of API Security


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APIs are the cornerstone of modern apps and the gatekeepers to critical business logic. Attackers are taking advantage of the burgeoning risk surface being propelled by an ever-expanding digital landscape.

While there is no easy button or blueprint for API security, it is clear that AppSec and AppDev teams need to join forces in order to implement a holistic API security program that mitigates risk and manages complexity.


What you’ll learn in this report:

Why API security is critical

The risk is real: innovation and transformation are at stake

The importance of a holistic API security program

API security is a business imperative that spans org charts

The status quo is not enough

API discovery and automated detection are key capabilities