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You can rest easy when protecting REST APIs

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM EDT (2019-07-17 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Jason Lam

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Overview

As REST APIs are getting very popular these days, the attackers are riding on the trend and actively targeting the APIs that are accessible. In this talk, we will explore the top techniques and best practices that are tried and true in protecting REST based applications.

Speaker Bio

Jason Lam

Jason is accountable for cyber security at a large global financial company. He has over 15 years of experience in the information security industry progressing from hands-on research work to securing large-scale enterprise environments. His recent SANS Institute courseware development includes Defending Web Application Security Essentials and Web Application Pen Testing Hands-On Immersion.Jason started out as a programmer before moving on to an ISP as a network administrator. Handling security incidents for this ISP sparked his interest in information security. Over the years, Jason has performed and led intrusion detection, penetration testing, defense improvement programs and incident response in large enterprise environments. Recently, Jason specializes in building large-scale security operations teams to handle the full cycle of threat identification, response and remediation, in parallel with his passion for directing enterprise web application security programs.

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