Cloudflare API Shield
Cloudflare offers a range of products to help identify and address API vulnerabilities.
Why care about API security?
As APIs have become more prevalent, however, so have their problems:
- Many companies have , including ones they do not even know about.
- To support a large base of users, many APIs are protected by a negative security model that makes them vulnerable to credential-stuffing attacks and automated scanning tools.
- With so many endpoints and users, it’s difficult to recognize brute-force attacks against .
- Sophisticated attacks are even harder to recognize, often because even development teams are unaware of common and uncommon .
Cloudflare offers the following features to help learn about and secure your APIs:
Additionally, API Discovery, Volumetric Abuse Detection, and Sequential Abuse Detection are currently enabled by request. If you are interested in using these products, contact your account team.