In 2018, at least 85% of organizations consider web APIs and API-based integration fundamental to their business strategy and continued success. However, the explosion of APIs is creating incremental security risks that must be addressed. In 2017, APIs appeared for the first time on the OWASP Top 10 Application Security Risks, with the warning that “attackers may steal or modify such weakly protected data to conduct credit card fraud, identity theft, or other crimes.”
Laurent Gil explains why API security is quickly becoming a key cross-cutting concern for everyone from DevOps to the CISO.
This session is sponsored by Oracle Dyn.
Laurent Gil is a security product strategy architect at Oracle Dyn, an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure global business unit. Previously, Laurent was the cofounder of Zenedge (acquired by Oracle in March 2018) and CEO and cofounder of Ukraine-based Viewdle, which focused on machine learning and computer vision (acquired by Google in 2012). Laurent holds a doctorate honoris causa from the Cybernetic Institute of Ukraine, an MBA from the Wharton School, an MSc in computer science and signal processing from Supélec, a postgraduate degree in management from the Collègedes Ingénieurs in Paris, and a BS in mathematics (summa cum laude) from the University of Bordeaux.
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