API Security

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Complimentary article from David McKenna, VP Engineering at Axway. One tenet of a successful microservice strategy is the adherence to Conway's Law, which results in an organization where there are independent teams creating independent microservices. This brings challenges to operators...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the emergence of machine learning are rising as some of the top technology trends today, and they’re quickly making in-roads into the financial services sector.  But how does artificial intelligence in financial services drive this...
We have recently been witnessing an ever-increasing number of data privacy and security breaches across many industries. API security breaches and open API are now on the radar. Facebook has freely let slip the most sensitive information from 83 million of...
As the shots rain down, the spotlight will rightfully be focused on the athletes themselves. But how do those buckets turn into digits on the scoreboard, then travel onto the TV screens of millions of Americans without any interference?...
I’m sure you have noticed how big the topic of API security with AI (Artificial Intelligence) has become worldwide over the past year. This simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems is impacting every industry. Some people...
I'm delighted to welcome this week Bernard Harguindeguy, CEO at Elastic Beam. Stephane Castellani: Hi Bernard, can you please present Elastic Beam in a few words? Bernard Harguindeguy: Elastic Beam is focused on protecting API infrastructures, and the digital assets they...
I would like to share with you today an an interesting complimentary article from SmartWave, Axway's partner in Switzerland. ===== Recently several clients have approached us to request our assistance in implementing so-called “social login” solutions, whereby a user is able to...
It seems like every day now we see news about new cyber attacks, security breaches of high profile companies, and steadily rising growth of awareness of security concerns. It only makes sense then that customers of IT solution vendors...
Securing your API does sound like a complicated thing, but there are some basic things you can consider setting up your API in a more secure way than just exposing it widely open to the public. Authenticating the consumer is...
I would like to warmly welcome David Brossard today, VP Customer Relations at Axiomatics. Stephane Castellani: Hi David, can you please present Axiomatics in a few words? David Brossard: The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has offices across the...
If you get questions from friends or family around topics than usual are things you consider important but have a certain "nerd factor" then something has gone wrong (or right, we will find out later in this post). The...
The first Release Candidate of the popular OWASP Top 10 contained “under protected APIs” as one of the Top 10 things to watch out for. API Security has become an emerging concern for enterprises not only due to the...
When talking about API security, some people just want to turn on a switch and would like to get a green light on being secure. Unfortunately, "there is no free lunch" when it comes to the security of APIs,...
I posted a previous article about the ways to protect Web Services and protect REST APIs and got contacted to help with an inquiry around how an API Gateway could help mitigate a recent attack that occurred. You will read below...