APIs: The new application attack surface

On-Demand Webcast|0.75 Hour

APIs sit at the heart of modern application development, connecting vital data and services. Hackers understand this reality and are increasingly targeting APIs. Existing security tooling cannot detect or stop today’s sophisticated API attacks. 
In this webinar, you’ll learn steps you can take right now to reduce your API attack surface. We’ll discuss:

  • How APIs have become the dominant threat vector
  • Why WAFs and API gateways aren’t enough
  • The elements needed to protect APIs across build and runtime
  • How you can automated API discovery, attack blocking, and remediation insights

The webinar will include a live demo of the latest approaches to API security - come get your questions answered. 



Michelle McLean

VP of Product Marketing

Salt Security

As Vice President of Product Marketing at Salt Security, Michelle is responsible for overseeing all of the company’s marketing strategy and initiatives. She has more than 20 years of market positioning, GTM, and demand gen experience. Prior to Salt, she was VP of Marketing at StackRox, where she initiated all outbound marketing activities, built the marketing team, and generated more than 70 percent of all pipeline activity. Before that, she was VP of Marketing at ScaleArc, and she previously held director of product marketing positions at Silver Spring Networks, ConSentry Networks, Peribit Networks, and Trapeze Networks. She previously served as program director at the research firm META Group, providing technology and strategy direction to global 2000 enterprise clients. She started her career as a technology journalist. Michelle earned her BA in English from the University of California at Berkeley.


Nick Rago

Senior Sales Engineer

Salt Security

Nick is a startup veteran and Internet technology entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience. Before joining Salt Security, Nick spent 4 years with Kong. Arriving early on to help launch Kong Enterprise into the market, he was one of the most tenured Kong employees prior to his departure working as a Principal Solutions Engineer, where he helped organizations understand and realize the benefits of the Kong Service Control Platform. Nick has helped architect and implement some of the largest and most mission critical API Management and digital transformation projects (Monolith to Microservice) in North America. He is also a frequent contributor to the Kong Community Ecosystem, contributing many well known custom plugins he has written that extend the functionality of the Kong API Gateway technology. Prior to Kong, Nick worked early on in various roles for security companies such as MobileIron (Mobile Device, Mobile Data, and Mobile Application Security - IPO 2014) and Vontu (Data Loss Prevention - acquired by Symantec) and founded his own Internet software development company called Yes Interactive where he managed his own engineering team. Nick holds degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science. When not knee deep in API's, code, microservices, containers, and other tech, you can find him up to his knees in snow, skiing throughout Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Nick and his family reside in the Boston / New England area.


Jill Aitoro

Editor in Chief

SC Media