API News Roundup – November 2019

November is the month for giving thanks and self-reflection. This month we are reflecting on some of the great API news stories that are hot right now. Here is our API news roundup – November 2019 edition.

Facebook Groups API flaw exposed data to 100 developers, company says

More than a year after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light, Facebook is once again admitting that some developers have accessed user data that they should not have.

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Understand your API security need: OAuth or OpenID Connect?

OAuth and OpenID Connect are two common topics on API security space. However, there is still confusion usage of these protocols on the internet. I have seen large enterprises designed OAuth on their way to fulfill their goals. To secure our applications, we need a good understanding of our tools and what problems it is designed to solve. Some people use OAuth for Authorization, some use for Authorization + Authentication. So, I decided to clear the confusion in this article.

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What you need to know about the new OWASP API Security Top 10 list

OWASP, the Open Web Application Security Project known for its top 10 list of web application vulnerabilities, published the release candidate version of its API Security Top 10 list at the end of September 2019. It’s a good time to pay attention to API security, since some high-profile breaches have involving APIs in recent months — most notably, at Capital One.

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Speech-to-text API Market by Component, Application, Deployment Mode, Organization Size, Industry Vertical, and Region – Global Forecast to 2024

The speech-to-text API market is driven by the growing adoption of smart speakers and mobile phones and stringent regulatory and compliance. However, transcribing audio from multi-channels and its accuracy may hinder the growth of the speech-to-text API market.

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Cetelem innovates with API Management

Cetelem, a consumer credit bank that belongs to the BNP Paribas group, has innovated its digital transformation strategy by using Axway’s AMPLIFY API Management solution to streamline internal processes. The demand for technology advances and innovation in processes was the reason for the bank to implement the solution to facilitate and streamline B2B connections with its business partners.

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What is Crypto API Trading? A Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin APIs

You use APIs all the time, but how can they be used for trading crypto? Let’s take a look at what APIs are and the role they can—and do—play for crypto traders.

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How companies are using API Management

In the digital era, most companies expose their APIs to engage with their partners, consumers, users or application developers to expand their businesses. Most of them use an API Management layer to expose APIs. Components like API Manager, API Portal and API Gateway are used in these API management products. These are the high-level capabilities of each component.

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Thank you for reading our API News roundup – November 2019. We will see you again next month with more API headlines.

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