Increasing API use also means more focus on API security
Companies are going to use more APIs this year than ever before, is the expectation of API specialist RapidAPI in its recent annual State of API Report. This also increases the need for proper API security, indicate other experts from Gartner, Forrester and Mulesoft.
RapidAPI's survey found that... Read more
‘Malicious API traffic doubled over the past year’
APIs are increasingly targeted to attack organizations. Salt Security's customers saw twice as much malicious API traffic in the past quarter as they did last year.
Salt Security develops an API security platform. Users gain into all APIs of their environment. Suspicious network traffic and misc... Read more
Salt Security updates API Protection Platform
Salt Security launched a new version of its API Protection Platform. Users now have insight into the attack methods of cybercriminals. In addition, new simulations support quick pen tests of API's.
Salt Security is one of the largest API security providers. The organization develops an API Prot... Read more
Salt Security discovers major API vulnerability in fintech platform
Salt Security discovered a major API vulnerability in a widely used US fintech platform. The identity of the platform is not disclosed. Security researchers gained unauthorised access to potentially steal financial and transactional data.
The vulnerability is categorized as Server-Side Request ... Read more
‘Number of API attacks rose by nearly 700 percent’
Over the past twelve months, the number of API attacks increased by 681 percent. "It's no surprise that attackers continue to be successful", states Michael Isbitski, Technical Evangelist at Salt Security. "Traditional security measures are unable to protect against sophisticated attacks."
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Alphabet bets on Salt Security via 122 million euro investment round
Salt Security raises $140 million (122 million euros) with its latest investment round. CapitalG, Alphabet's growth fund, contributed the largest sum.
Salt Security was founded in 2015. Since, its market value has grown to an estimated 1.2 billion euros. Co-founder Michael Nicosia's enthusiasm s... Read more
2022 is the year of API security, Salt Security plays an important role
APIs are tremendously useful and are in use almost everywhere these days. But how do you make sure that attackers can't abuse them? That's the question Salt Security took up in 2016. We spoke with co-founder and CEO Roey Eliyahu and also received a demo of Salt's platform.
APIs are getting a lot... Read more
SoftwareONE covers API security through partnership with Salt Security
SoftwareONE and Salt Security launch a partnership. SoftwareONE becomes the provider of Salt Security's API Protection Platform.
An API allows two applications or workloads to communicate with each other. Indispensable for modern software development, but difficult to secure. While measures such... Read more