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Gartner Peer Connect Perspectives: How to Address API Security?

Published: 01 April 2020

ID: G00467059

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


In the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape, major data breaches are precipitated by broken, exposed or hacked APIs. As they tend to put the organizational data at risk by exposing it for public consumption, Peer Connect members discuss how to address API security.

Table Of Contents


Peer Strategies

  • Adopting a Security Approach in Its Entirety
  • Defining Use Cases for External (Public-Facing) APIs
    • A Layered Approach to API Security
  • Key Take-Aways
  • About Peer Connect Content

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