Developers Guide: Top 10 OWASP API Security Issues

A developer’s technical guide to the top 10 Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) API security issues.

The popularity of APIs as a core part of software development prompted attackers to target APIs, wherein many companies have suffered an API-related security incident in the past year, and the attack traffic has grown by 117 percent in the past 12 months.

CyberRes Fortify solutions for broken user authentication, sensitive data exposure, security misconfiguration, improper assets management, and other OWASP API security issues include Static Application Security Testing (SAST), Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), Arcsight, and a secure API manager. 

This whitepaper explains the technical details of the top-10 OWASP API security issues and general countermeasures security teams can take to prevent attacks using CyberRes products.