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Why Adversaries Like Going After APIs - and How to Stop Them

Noname Security CEO Oz Golan on Defending One of the Hottest Attack Vectors
Oz Golan, co-founder and CEO, Noname Security

In the digitally transformed world, APIs suddenly are among the hottest attack vectors. Yet too many organizations fail to even have visibility into their API inventory, much less security. Oz Golan, CEO of Noname Security, discusses API security trends.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Golan also discusses:

  • The risks to API;
  • Common misconfigurations and vulnerabilities;
  • How super apps open the attack surface.

Golan is the CEO and co-founder of Noname Security, which was recently named the first API organization to reach unicorn status. Prior to founding the company in 2020, he served as the director of research and development at NSO Group and as a security researcher in Unit 8200 of the Israeli Defense Forces.

About the Author

Michael Novinson

Michael Novinson

Managing Editor, Business, ISMG

Novinson is responsible for covering the vendor and technology landscape. Prior to joining ISMG, he spent four and a half years covering all the major cybersecurity vendors at CRN, with a focus on their programs and offerings for IT service providers. He was recognized for his breaking news coverage of the August 2019 coordinated ransomware attack against local governments in Texas as well as for his continued reporting around the SolarWinds hack in late 2020 and early 2021.

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