Field CISO, Oracle
API Security: Addressing the Crucial Need and Concern in the Era of Rapid Digital Transformation
The global pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation efforts of countless firms worldwide, with microservices implemented through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) serving as a fundamental enabler. As organizations embrace this digital shift, ensuring robust API security has become a paramount area of focus and concern for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). This abstract explores the critical need for API security in the context of rapidly evolving digital landscapes. It emphasizes the pivotal role played by APIs in facilitating digital transformation and highlights the heightened significance of safeguarding these interfaces. By delving into the concerns and challenges faced by CISOs, this session sheds light on the importance of adopting comprehensive API security measures. It aims to raise awareness and provide insights to assist organizations in fortifying their API ecosystems against potential vulnerabilities and threats in the ever-changing technological landscape.