The world is changing. What was once fought on battlefields with physical weapons is quickly transitioning online, with groups of individuals and even entire nations utilizing the internet to disrupt their enemies.
Just as with any conflict, there will be civilian casualties — whether it be civilian infrastructure or users weaponized as Distributed Denial of Service drones, the consequences of the coming virtual conflicts will be bad. Read more
It’s an unfortunate reality that if a system faces the publicly-served internet, chances are it will be attacked at some point within its lifecycle. This is simply a matter of statistics — given the number of users utilizing APIs, the Internet of Things, and the dynamic World Wide Web, an attack is statistically more likely than unlikely. Read more
As I described at Twobo’s BYOD event a couple weeks ago and in the video below, Pearson, the publishing company, launched an API to provide third-party developers with access to the content they had created for their books. By opening up this info to app developers, they have created an ecosystem of innovation and creativity. Read more