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Tuesday, September 16 • 1:00pm - 1:40pm
TALK: Best Practices You Must Apply to Secure Your APIs

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By now you’ve bought into the idea of using APIs to integrate cloud, mobile devices and the enterprise. But are building safe APIs? One insecure API can increase your organization’s risk profile exponentially. Securing APIs is not like securing the web—a point lost on many developers coming from a web-centric background. Learn what good practices to put in place and the common security anti-patterns you must avoid to ensure your company’s APIs are reliable, safe and secure. You will learn:

- The top ways hackers exploit APIs in the wild
- Common identity pitfalls and how to avoid them
- Why OAuth scopes are essential to master
- How to keep web developers from bringing bad habits with them


Scott Morrison

SVP and Distinguished Engineer, CA Technologies
K. Scott Morrison is Senior Vice President and a Distinguished Engineer at CA Technologies. He joined CA as part of its acquisition of Layer 7 Technologies, where he served as CTO. Scott led Layer 7 to develop the industry’s leading security infrastructure for mobile systems, cloud... Read More →

Tuesday September 16, 2014 1:00pm - 1:40pm PDT
Hotel Kabuki

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