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October 27-29, 2024 | Cleveland, OH

API Cybersecurity in the AI Era

Monday, October 28
2:15-3:00 pm
Hope Ballroom D

45 minutes

In an era where Artificial Intelligence (AI) drives innovation, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) form the unseen backbone connecting systems and enabling seamless interactions. However, with great connectivity comes significant security risks. Join us for an essential talk on the critical importance of securing APIs in today’s AI-driven landscape, hosted by Erez Yalon, Vice President of Security Research at Checkmarx.

This session will dive deep into the development of APIs, unraveling the complex web of their vulnerabilities and showcasing real-world attack scenarios from the attackers' perspective. We will compare the challenges and strategies of API security with those of AI security, exploring how AI impacts API security and discussing the risks of over-reliance on AI-driven security measures in the trucking industry.

What You Will Learn:

  • The critical importance of securing APIs in an AI-driven landscape.
  • Key differences and similarities between API and AI security challenges.
  • Effective strategies to mitigate API security risks in the context of AI advancements.
  • How to develop a balanced approach to security, integrating AI-driven measures with conventional methods.

Join us to gain a comprehensive understanding of API cybersecurity in the AI era and equip yourself with the knowledge to safeguard your organization against evolving threats.

Session Host

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Erez Yalon

Vice President of Security Research, Checkmarx

Erez Yalon is the vice president of security research at Checkmarx. He oversees Checkmarx’s research team of analysts, pen testers, security engineers, and bug bounty hunters. He brings vast experience to his role and his efforts to empower today’s developers and organizations to deliver more secure applications.

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