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API Security Testing

What is it?
What is the value proposition?
What are the drivers?
What is the methodology used?

What is it?

On February 7, 2000, Salesforce introduced API to the world at the IDG Demo conference. The word API or application programming interface is the heart of today's modern applications, providing interfaces to the wand eb, mobile-based services. In the dynamic world we live in today, technology is changing so fast and new technologies emerge every second. But these APIs are not self-resilient to modern attacks and are at the mercy of an organization’s security strategy to keep them secure


What is the value proposition?

  •   An in-depth understanding of API based vulnerabilities of modern applications.
  •   A systematic combination of manual and automated approach focusing on current vulnerabilities,tactics and techniques used by adversaries.
  •   Experienced API applications security experts with 1000+ hours of industry experience in API security testing.
  •   Detailed reports with recommendations by benchmarking against OWASP and other industry standards.

What are the drivers?

  •   Customers looking for comprehensive API security testing.
  •   Requirement to satisfy global regulatory and compliance requirements.
  •   Contractual obligations with customers for conducting periodic security testing.
  •   Large and complex API that is difficult to test only with automated DAST tool.
  •   Undocumented API challenges which are missed out from regular testing.

What is the methodology used?

Our API Security testing methodology is as follows:

  •   Preparation - Identify the rules of engagement for the scope.
  •   Reconnaissance - Intelligence about the API is gathered as per the defined goals.
  •   Scanning and Exploitation - Threat modelling is performed on the target and OWASP top 10 API vulnerabilities are benchmarked and tested.
  •   Reporting - Findings are analyzed based on the risks and reports are debriefed and improvement actions are presented.
  •   Remediation - Remediation efforts are discussed, prioritized and reviewed with customer.
  •   Retesting - Retesting is conducted to confirm the closure of the identified vulnerabilities.
  •   Closure - Debriefing of the retesting activity is done and retesting report is shared.