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Top 5 API Security Myths That Are Crushing Your Business

November 9, 2022

Secure APIs Better: Top 5 API Security Myths Demystified

Myth 1: API Gateways, Existing IAM Tools, and WAFs are Enough to Secure API

Reality: These aren’t enough to secure your APIs. They are layers in API security. They need to be part of a larger security solution.

API gateways monitor endpoints. They provide visibility into API usage. They offer some level of access control and rate-limiting capabilities. They authorize and route API calls to the correct backend services. But most API gateways aren’t built for security. Developers use them for integration purposes.

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