PRO TALK (API): How to Reduce GraphQL Attack Surface Area

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API World -- PRO Stage 1
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Mandi Wise
Apollo GraphQL, Solutions Architect

JavaScript Developer πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» Machine Learning Enthusiast πŸ€– Author of Advanced GraphQL with Apollo & React πŸš€


The use of GraphQL tends to expand quickly as its capabilities manifest into compelling digital experiences--and users across the organization envision how to tap into its potential. It’s important, therefore, to think proactively about reducing the attack surface area to protect both the performance of your graph and the data behind it. This session will provide prescriptive recommendations for reducing the GraphQL API attack surface area, including best practices and lessons learned based on the experiences of developers integrating GraphQL at companies of all industries and sizes.