API security has matured over the years, and the best practice has moved away from older security methods such as API keys. Token-based authentication is the norm, but too often, a significant concern is overlooked: identity. An identity focus is critical for modern APIs to mitigate risk and prevent cyber-attacks. In this article, we will examine the intersection of identity and APIs by delineating the dangers associated with solely using API keys in web apps and other applications. We will also look at the role of identity in the API Security Maturity Model and consider some of . . .
From the Winter 2023 Issue
Industry & Business Best Practices
Level-up API Protection with Identity and Centralized Trust
Product Marketing Engineer | Curity
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