API Security for PCI Compliance

This 60-minute course examines the new PCI DSS 4.0 requirements and details the API security obligations for compliance. DSS 4.0 introduces API security concerns for the time ever - enroll to understand what the implications are for your organization.

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Course Topics


Overview of the API Security for PCI Compliance course.

Why API Security

Understand why APIs have become a primary target for attackers.

PCI Overview

Review of the PCI standard, history and evolution.

Data Security Standard

Examination of the DSS requirements and changes in 4.0.

Reviewing the DSS Requirements

Detailed look at DSS sections and the implications for API security and compliance.

Conclusion & Best Practices

Course summary, including best practices and do’s and don’ts.

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Dan Barahona

APIsec University Founder and Instructor

We created APIsec University to provide much-needed API security training - and to build a community for current, and aspiring, cyber professionals."


Meet the Instructor
Dan Barahona

Dan brings over 20 years of cybersecurity experience with executive leadership roles at APIsec, Qualys, Anomali, ArcSight and others. He’s led Product Development, Sales teams, and Marketing at startups and publicly traded companies. Dan co-founded APIsec University with Corey Ball in 2022 to help develop a new army of API security defenders. He earned engineering degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic and Cornell University, and an MBA from University of Michigan.

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