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RSA Conference 2012: Hacking's Gilded Age - How APIs Will Increase Risk & Chaos

Learn why APIs require a more sophisticated security and access model than regular Web sites do

Learn why APIs a more sophisticated security and access model than regular Web sites do

 
 

This presentation explores why APIs are fundamentally different from conventional Web sites. APIs represent an explicit interface leading directly into applications. These often self-document their intent, providing hackers with important clues that may reveal potential attack vectors. Because of this, APIs require a much more sophisticated model for security and access control.