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API Security Checklist

The practical guide to secure your APIs. Not sure where you stand with API security? This checklist is for you. Weshare common API security issues, their implications, and mitigationstrategies. The checklist can serve as a starting point for Engineering andSecurity teams looking to keep APIs compliant and secure.

APIs come in many flavors, including REST, SOAP, graphQL, gRPC, and WebSockets, and each has its own use cases and vulnerabilities. We produced this security checklist to address these vulnerabilities, regardless of what kind of API or technology you use. Read on to learn what you can do today to address the biggest potential risks associated with your APIs.

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This checklist will cover

icon 1 Improper API Asset Management and Discovery
icon 2 API Abuse, Lack of Resources and Rate Limiting
icon 3 Injections
icon 4 Broken object level authorization (BOLA) / Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR)
icon 5 Broken user authentication
icon 6 Excessive data exposure
icon 7 Broken function level authorization
icon 8 Mass assignment
icon 9 Security misconfiguration
icon 10 Insufficient logging & monitoring

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