An Attack on an API Server: What Happened & What Were the Malicious Actors Looking For

  • Date 21 Nov 2019 - Thursday

An Attack on an API Server: What Happened & What Were the Malicious Actors Looking For

21 Nov 2019, 11:20 - 12:05

Geek Street
Language:
English

The explosion of APIs is creating incremental security risks that must be addressed, considering that over half of the internet traffic is bot or API based.

After this session you will be able to:

  • The sources of API security vulnerabilities, web API
  • How DevOps teams can build more secure APIs and the typical vulnerabilities to look for.
  • Strategies for defending against the threats, including machine learning techniques that are used for detecting botnet activities.
  • Anatomy of API attacks: real case examples of application attacks that focused on API endpoint. Prioritizing human traffic over API traffic, and API traffic shaping. SQL Injection within an API call.

 

Contributors

  • Chris Baker

    Speaker

    Senior Data Scientist

    Oracle Internet Intelligence

    Chris Baker is a Principal Data Scientist on the Oracle Internet Intelligence team where he is responsible for an array of data analysis and research...

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