API or Application Packaging Installer security is all about protecting the integrity of the API from being tampered with or modified to serve malicious intent. API security handles with the security of API that you own as well as that you use. As you could see, IoT has revolutionized the way we interact with various physical devices. Interconnectivity and integration are on the rise and so does API’s.
I have listed here some of the best practices that you can safeguard your API’s:
- Enforce encryption and signatures.
- Start using tokens
- Inspect and identify vulnerabilities.
- Use the API gateway.
- And use quotas and throttling.
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