API Protection – The Overlooked Business Continuity Strategy

From financial services to education, nearly every industry relies on API feeds to remain competitive and generate revenue. In S2E11 former team leader of an elite Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) cyber unit and current CEO of Salt Security, Roey Eliyahu, cautions that API security must be part of an organization’s business continuity strategy. If left unprotected, a breach could have catastrophic repercussions for both revenue and brand reputation.

Listen to this episode to hear Roey explain how attackers choose which APIs to target, how they execute attacks, and how to protect against these threats.

Roey is a former elite cybersecurity unit veteran that lead the development of high-end security systems, to protect the largest network in Israel. He went on to found the cybersecurity college that trains the next generation of leaders and prepares them for serving in the IDF’s elite security units.

Steven Bowcut is an award-winning journalist covering cyber and physical security. He is an editor and writer for Brilliance Security Magazine as well as other security and non-security online publications. Follow and connect with Steve on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.