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Analyzing the OWASP API Security Top 10 for Pen Testers

  • Monday, August 31, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-08-31 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Davin Jackson

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APIs have been around for a long time, however, as we head further into an IoT-integrated future, Smart Home and autonomous vehicle APIs will become even more popular. Unfortunately, so will the number of data breaches due to API attacks. According to Gartner, APIs will account for 90% of the attack surface by next year, and by 2022, APIs will become the most frequent attack vector. In this talk, we will explore the recently released OWASP API Security Top 10 list, as well as tools and resources you can use to learn the skills needed to test and secure APIs for your client or organization.

Speaker Bio

Davin Jackson

Davin Jackson is a Father, Husband and United States Air Force Veteran. Professionally, he is a Senior Penetration Tester, Consultant and Contributor at Alpha Cyber Security and an Application Security Architect for Greensky.

Davin has over thirteen years of overall IT and Cyber Security experience and holds several certifications. However, he still considers himself to be a "noob" as a part of his plan to never stop learning. Davin's goal is to share his experience and mentor people looking to further their careers. He also wants to help families secure their homes and devices as well as teach the youth about the dangers of the internet.

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