Guide to API Security Testing

Explore Common API Security Testing Challenges and Practices

The lack of a clear protocol makes application security assessments 
of microservice APIs somewhat precarious, since the typical go-to web security assessment tools, prescribed security assessment methodologies, and general penetration tester experience may 
not include coverage or interaction know-how for a particular microservice API offering or operational behavior.

In this whitepaper, industry thought leader Jeff Forristal talks about the challenges and practices for doing security testing on APIs.

Key takeaways: 

  • Familiarize yourself with the challenges
  • Explore common/best practices
  • Gain insights on what you can do to determine if your methodologies or toolings have gaps
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Guide to API Security Testing

APIs are becoming more and more prevalent in modern environments, and when it comes to testing they have unique challenges. Jeff Forristal offers his expert opinion on effective methodologies for security testing APIs.

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