Mark O'Neill

Mark O'Neill

VP Analyst
Mark O'Neill is a VP Analyst and, together with Tad Travis, is Chief of Research for Applications and Software Engineering. His Chief of Research role covers Gartner's insights on software development, application architecture, and frameworks and tools for building software, spanning key initiatives in Gartner for IT Leaders as well as Gartner for Technical Professionals. Mark also leads Gartner's API Strategy research community. With his security and startup background, his own research focus includes API security and the new wave of API-first companies. Mark is a frequent conference speaker and webinar presenter.
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Monday, May 02, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
API Security: How to Protect Your APIs from Vulnerabilities and Breaches

As API breaches become commonplace, API security has grown in importance. APIs are now widely used in application development and integration, but are attractive targets since they access applications and data. In this session, you will learn the typical threat surface for APIs, vulnerability paths, and examples of breaches. You will then learn what techniques and technologies can protect APIs.

Wednesday, May 04, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT
API Trends: Graph APIs, Microservices, Multigateway, and Multicloud Architectures

The world of APIs is changing, with graph APIs, including GraphQL, growing in popularity. At the same time, API management is also changing, as organizations increasingly use multiple API gateways across their application architecture. This includes the use of microservices and service mesh. In this session, attendees will learn about new API trends and how their organization can adapt and react.

Wednesday, May 04, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT
Workshop: API Security

In this workshop, attendees will first learn the components of an API security, including API discovery, API authentication, authorization and thread detection. Next, there is a practical exercise to create an API security policy. The workshop is collaborative with feedback and suggestions provided by the facilitator. This workshop does not assume a security background or deep API expertise.

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