Top API Security Trends in 2022

Checkout these 2022 top API security trends

About 15,564 APIs are in use by survey respondent organisations, with a 201% growth over the past 12 months, and 41% of them had an API security incident, in which; 63% involved a data loss or breach.

Many companies leverage and depend on API but there are accompanying security challenges, which include data loss, data breach, and broken authentication and authorisation, causing unintended data exposures accompanying API usage.


API testing is the most prominently cited API security to reduce API vulnerabilities among bad actors and security researchers at 72%, followed by runtime security and anomalous behaviour detection for APIs.

This report captures the API security risk perceptions of enterprise security and development practitioners and API security solutions’ effectiveness and considerations.