Experts Live Kenya

Jones Baraza

CTFROOM Limited, CTO | (MerkleFence LLC, Lead Application Security Engineer & Country Manager)

Jones Baraza is an established figure in the cybersecurity sector, holding positions as the Chief Technology Officer at CTFROOM and Lead Application Security Engineer at MerkleFence LLC. Widely acknowledged for his expertise, he was honored with the prestigious Innovator of the Year Award in 2023 by the SANS Institute (Change Makers Award). Additionally, Jones actively contributes to the Red Team Development Program committee of Blacks in Cybersecurity and is a sought-after speaker and trainer, frequently participating in panels addressing cybersecurity issues across Africa.

All Sessions by Jones Baraza

11:25 am - 12:15 pm
Room 3 (Security)

Behind the Lines: Understanding and Mitigating Key API Security Risks

Behind the Lines: Understanding and Mitigating Key API Security Risks" is a dynamic and insightful presentation aimed at providing attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the various security challenges faced by APIs. In this session, we will utilize Microsoft's API Management to demonstrate how to secure against these risks effectively. The presentation will take into account critical areas such as authentication flaws, authorization issues etc. Through real-world examples and practical insights, participants will gain knowledge on identifying, assessing, and mitigating these risks within their API ecosystems. By the end of the session, attendees will emerge equipped with actionable strategies and best practices to strengthen their APIs against different threats and ensuring best security measures are in place.