Cequence named ‘best-in-class’ in industry analyst’s API security solutions report

Unified API protection vendor Cequence Security, has announced the company has been recognised as a ‘best-in-class’ solution in the Datos Insights’ vendor evaluation: API security solutions report.

Cequence earned one of the highest product scores in the history of Datos Insights vendor evaluation reports.

The Datos Insights vendor evaluation is an in-depth analysis and voice of the customer of API security solutions. Participants of the report represent startups and public companies that submitted API security solutions and completed a comprehensive 200-point company, customer and product questionnaire, provided a product demo and submitted customer references.

Cequence is rated as a ‘best-in-class’ solution across all four evaluation components, including vendor stability, client strength, client service and product features.

The report highlights that Cequence’s unified API protection platform displays the maturity and efficacy customers should expect and receive from cybersecurity investments.

With the CQ prime threat research team at the core of product development, Cequence keeps up with the latest API threats and attackers, providing actionable intelligence to customers to improve API security posture through advanced threat hunting.

“Cequence has scored the highest vendor score in the history of Datos Insights producing industry evaluation reports and has grown to be one of the most respected API protection vendors,” said Tari Schreider, Strategic Advisor, Datos Insights.

“Datos Insights believes that organisations selecting Cequence will receive the advertised value and more from the product, stay on the leading edge of threat intelligence and substantially reduce their API risk.”

The report indicates that Cequence has an API protection solution to match where any organisation is in the API security journey, leading to a fully managed unified API protection platform. Additionally, the company’s managed API security offering removes the heavy lifting and burden of protecting APIs from organizations with limited resources and API knowledge.

The Cequence unified API protection (UAP) platform, is the only solution that unifies discovery, compliance and protection across all internal and external APIs to defend against fraud, business logic attacks, exploits and unintended data leakage. The UAP solution is comprised of the following:

#  API Spyder: Proactively discover all external and internal APIs that could expose your organization to data loss, compliance violations or system compromise. All without deploying any software or traffic flow modifications.

#  API Sentinel: Achieve API security posture management. Understand your security risks, obtain API compliance and test for OWASP API Top 10 vulnerabilities.

#  API Spartan: Prevent targeted attacks, business logic abuse and fraud without any code instrumentation. Track attackers no matter how quickly they retool and thwart detection.

“We are honoured to earn a best-in-class designation from Datos Insights and to hear that our customers are enthusiastic about our platform and appreciate our company’s emphasis on transparency and accessibility,” said Varun Kohli, CMO of Cequence. “This recognition is a testament to our commitment to providing our customers with real value that gives them the leading edge in threat intelligence to help substantially reduce their API risk.”