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Black Hat USA is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and Wallarm will be on hand for the festivities. If you’re headed to Vegas this year, we invite you to meet our crew and talk about API security. Tuesday (08/09) – Pre-Event Evening Party Join us on Tuesday 08/09 evening at the Emerging Technology Cocktail Party for the coolest evening at Black Hat. Nine emerging tech companies are taking over not one but two clubs at Mandalay…

Have you ever thought the most popular CI/CD platform – GitLab – may have security issues? In fact, it is inevitable with such a massive infrastructure. Don’t worry! The platform is still reasonably secure: it scores well over 700 on BitSight, monitors alerts in real-time, and addresses them instantly.  But vulnerabilities still arise, and it’s good to know their types, severity, and how they are addressed. We carefully analyzed GitLab’s security reports from the last…

Since the beginning of 2022, the Wallarm security research team has been analyzing API vulnerabilities and exploits, and releasing quarterly reports. The Q1 report got a lot of attention and positive feedback from the cybersecurity community, as well as a few valuable ideas and suggestions. We included many of these in the Q2 API Vulnerabilities and Exploits report, which will be discussed in our upcoming webinar on August 8th. Register now to reserve your seat!…

Wallarm API Security solution is now available in AWS as an official Terraform module, with a full feature set including autoscaling groups, API Gateway connector, mirroring, and agentless (out-of-band) deployments.  To address modern cloud-native threats, API security vendor Wallarm released extended support for AWS deployment options. The latest release is available in the official registry and requires Terraform version 1.0.5 and higher.  Wallarm is now available in AWS as agentless (VPC out-of-band), inline proxy, and…

Discovering and securing any API is one of the most difficult challenges for developers. The API security landscape is constantly evolving, with new threats and vulnerabilities emerging at a rapid pace. Since commercial API security solutions can be expensive for some organizations (especially 1-person or micro shops), it’s never a bad idea to look at open-source alternatives. The open-source API Firewall is the pioneer in this space with more than 1 billion docker pulls since…

Ivan Novikov, CEO at Wallarm, is an API security expert, bug hunter, security researcher, and blackhat speaker with 24 years of experience in the cybersecurity field. He spent decades in this industry and witnessed exploits as well as growth.  Read ahead to understand Ivan’s API Security journey and how he sees the current progress of this field as a whole. You will get to know about how API Exploits are still a threat to those…