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Salt Security attains AWS security competency status
Fri, 2nd Jun 2023

API security company Salt Security has announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency status in the Application Security category. 

Salt is the only API security company to have earned AWS Security Competency. Having this certification differentiates Salt as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that provides specialised software to assess code, logic, and applications to detect vulnerabilities and threats. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS. 

As the pioneer in API security, Salt Security offers the only patented cloud-scale API data lake with time-tested artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to enable organisations to quickly detect and defend against todays increasing API attacks. Salt delivers the deepest insights into API threats and vulnerabilities, including those outlined in the OWASP API Security Top 10 list.

Achieving AWS Security Competency status deepens our AWS integration and reinforces our ongoing commitment to empower customers to secure their APIs in AWS, said Gilad Barzilay, head of business development, Salt Security. With AWS Security Competency, Salt provides businesses with continuous API discovery and adaptive intelligence to easily detect and block API security threats in AWS and ensure the safety of their and their customers critical data.

In addition to participating in AWS Partner Programs, Salt Security has obtained multiple AWS certifications, most recently being announced as an AWS WAF Ready Partner.

Salt Security protects the APIs that form the core of every modern application. Its patented API Protection Platform is the only API security solution that combines the power of cloud-scale big data and time-tested ML/AI to detect and prevent API attacks. 

By correlating activities across millions of APIs and users over time, Salt delivers deep context with real-time analysis and continuous insights for API discovery, attack prevention, and hardening APIs. Deployed quickly and seamlessly integrated within existing systems, the Salt platform gives customers immediate value and protection, so they can innovate with confidence and accelerate their digital transformation initiatives. 

Last year, Salt Security announced new enhancements to its next-generation Salt Security API Protection Platform, extending abilities in threat detection and pre-production API testing.

With the new capabilities, Salt enhances its capabilities in runtime protection, providing organisations a more comprehensive view of API usage and the API attack surface so they can improve their business understanding and accelerate incident response time.

Building upon its existing threat detection and monitoring algorithms, Salt states its platform provides organisations with quick, automatic and continuous visibility into any risks or vulnerabilities within their API ecosystem.

As a result, customers can more easily spot and block API attacks before bad actors can reach their objective, and they can also more quickly identify unusual API usage patterns and remediate API vulnerabilities.