Protecting Mobile Apps and APIs from the Inside Out

From mobile banking to telemedicine to ecommerce, consumers are relying on web and mobile apps more than ever before. But as organizations become even more dependent on the revenue these apps generate, most still aren’t doing enough to protect applications against attacks that can compromise data or lead to fraud.

Given the threat surface that applications expose, balancing the need for engaging customer experiences with robustly securing web and mobile applications and their underlying APIs can be a struggle for even the most technologically savvy enterprises.

Available:
Wed, Jul 29, 2020 10:00 AM PDT / 01:00 PM EDT
Duration:
1h 00min

In this session, we’ll discuss:

  • How the growing app demand for API access is changing the security landscape
  • How to develop web and mobile applications with designed-in security to protect APIs
  • How to integrate application protection into existing DevOps processes

Featured Speakers

  • Paul Dant
    Paul Dant
    Senior Security Engineer
    Digital.ai (formerly Arxan)

    Paul is a security researcher who has performed offensive security testing of facilities ranging from nuclear energy plants to hospitals. At Digital.ai, Paul helps organizations better understand and address the inherent challenges around making software secure.

  • Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Contributing Editor
    Dark Reading

    Peggy Bresnick Kendler has been a professional writer for the past 30 years. She has worked as an editor, publicist and school district technology coordinator. During the past decade, Peggy has worked on UBM TechWeb financial services technology-centered projects on behalf of companies that represent some of the most prominent names in the insurance, banking, and capital markets technology fields. Peggy has written a recurring department featured in Insurance & Technology since 1996, and she has produced a recurring department for Bank Systems & Technology since 2003. From 1998 through 2001, she served as editor-in-chief of School Technology Market Report, a bimonthly newsletter for school district technology leaders. Peggy formerly was manager of communications for the American Insurance Association's Service Group. She has also worked in the IT area of Dun & Bradstreet, where she reported directly to the director of IS planning and consulting. Peggy holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Skidmore College, a Master's degree in education from Sacred Heart University and a Master's degree in educational technology from Fairfield University.

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