API security has emerged as a key priority for protecting vital data and services. It's also an area where many companies lack expertise. Salt Security has compiled this list of API security best practices, drawn from field experience and customer feedback, to help guide you on your API security journey.
These API security best practices fall into multiple focus areas, including:
Secure design to ensure your API code and infrastructure are appropriately hardened
API documentation, discovery, and cataloging to improve awareness of your API attack surface
Runtime protection to prevent sensitive data exposure and protect your APIs from abusive callers
Download this guide to obtain a comprehensive list of best practices and guidance to secure your APIs throughout their lifecycle.
To track your progress toward these best practices, download our API Security Checklist.
Salt Security is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, and we’ll only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you requested from us. From time to time, we would like to contact you about our products and services, as well as other content that may be of interest to you. If you consent to being contacted for these purposes, please tick one or more boxes above.