The importance of API security and PII | Guest Giora Engel

Today on Cyber Work, Giora Engel of NeoSec talks about securing APIs. Find out why APIs are the new network, why their very nature makes them vulnerable to abuse and how to position yourself as an authority in the ever-growing field of API security. All that and a little entrepreneur talk.

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0:00 – API security and PII
2:40 – Giora Engel’s cybersecurity beginning
4:20 – Israeli Defense Force and CEO OF NeoSec
5:22 – Starting a cybersecurity company
9:20 – What is API security?
13:15 – Misconfiguration errors in API
17:21 – API and privacy regulation
20:02 – How to work in API security
22:06 – Security plan for PII
24:44 – Skills and experience needed to work in API security
27:10 – API hiring practices
28:58 – Fragility of API
31:07 – What is NeoSec?
32:35 – Learn more about NeoSec and Engel
32:55 – Outro

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