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What is an API Gateway?

API Gateways are API proxies that are put between the API Provider and the API Consumer. At its heart, an API Gateway is a...

OWASP’s API Security 10 to 1

I'm sure we're all counting down the days until we can put our feet up and surround ourselves with loved ones but before that...
API Portals importance

API Portals: Why are they important?

We often think of APIs in a very technical way, but in reality, APIs are about providing business offerings and value. Many organizations treat...
Top risks to API Security

API Security – Checking it Twice

While everyone's busy making their lists and hoping the big man in the red suit overlooks their indiscretions and brings them something nice, I've...
two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication and smart cards for the DOD

From not so long ago, as shown in Peter Steiner's cartoon, as published in The New Yorker.  One dog to another, “On the Internet,...
API Proxy vs. API Gateway

API Proxy vs. API Gateway

Recently, someone asked me the question of using API proxy vs. API Gateway. Well, let’s start with the basic premise. You have your backend services and...
choosing the right API Gateway

Choosing the right API Gateway!

A critical component of an API-based architecture is to have an API Gateway. This becomes more important as organizations are breaking their monolithic services...
API Gateway capabilities and features

API Gateway capabilities and features

By now most enterprises have heard about the concept of full lifecycle API Management (FLAM), but it is not uncommon when discussing the components...
API Gateway capabilities

The role of the API Gateway–“You can’t handle the truth!”

I recently watched the courtroom scene from A Few Good Men where Jack Nicholson’s character, Colonel Jessep, takes the stand to determine if a...
Defcon 27 A Retrospective – Security in the Cloud

Security in the Cloud: Defcon 27 – A Retrospective

Thousands of security professionals descend upon Las Vegas every year to take part in a series of conferences known as Hacker Summer Camp (Black...
Microservices Governance

What is Microservices Governance?

Microservices Governance is a term that takes microservices one step further. It’s a practice or method that sets up policies, principles and solid preparations...
API Mashup

What is an API Mashup?

Have you been wondering what the definition of an API Mashup is? An API Mashup is an API that coordinates countless APIs. This process...
AI-Based security

API security: How can AI help secure your APIs?

APIs enable Digitalization and make communication easier. And opening APIs requires security. But what does API security mean? Security is everywhere and applies on...
service mesh

What is a service mesh and what is the value?

This article explores what is a service mesh and the benefits it brings to your enterprise. Service mesh: What is it? A service mesh is an...
microservice architecture implementation

An example of microservice architecture implementation

Today’s buzzwords are in full command on the tech scene. Microservice architecture is on the rise and you are probably wondering, what is an...