Thursday Feb 01, 2024

Postman's Joshua Scott on How Security Protects APIs and Builds Customer Trust

In this week's episode of the Future of Cyber Risk podcast, David speaks to Joshua Scott, Head of Information Security & IT at Postman. They discuss the importance of security as more companies use APIs, and how better security improves reputation and trust with customers. They also talk about how practitioners can communicate more simply when dealing with other teams, why inventory is the biggest challenge to API security today, and the role of AI in the future of cyber risk.


Topics discussed:

  • Why security has become a priority as APIs become more of a critical component for businesses.
  • Why increasing their empathy and focusing on simplicity will help practitioners improve their approach to security.
  • The key skills a security practitioner should possess, including passion and the ability to automate.
  • How Postman raises security awareness internally to maintain their security posture organization-wide.
  • The biggest challenges to API security today, like knowing your inventory and managing credentials.
  • The role AI will play in the future of cyber risk management.
  • Advice on how to be a partner and enabler of business growth in your organization.

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