ARTICLE | IT Briefcase: API Sentinel ID’s All Published APIs, Provides Continuous API Security Visibility and Monitoring

June 17, 2020

Featured article by Jeff Steuart, Kelley Group Two. APIs are the “connective tissue” used in every application that an average user’s likely to touch. They’re used more heavily than ever before according to Cequence Security’s Matt Keil. “Mobile and IoT devices, the adoption of containers and the move to decentralized or agile development are the driving forces behind the explosion in API usage. That’s one reason why API-focused attacks are increasingly popular with bad actors. Another is the organization’s poor or non-existent visibility into just how many APIs they have and where and how they’re used.