Every year we see more and more high-profile data breaches. In 2019, companies reported over 3,800 data breaches, and 4.1 billion records were accessed. These included records from major financial institutions.
With so much of our daily lives and business transactions occurring online, cybersecurity threats can be devastating for customers and costly for corporations. Read more
APIs — that is, Application Programming Interfaces — play a bigger role in today’s economy than ever before. They allow us to share important data and expose practical business functionality between devices, applications, and individuals. And although we may not notice them, APIs really are everywhere, powering our lives from behind the scenes. Read more
As the internet grows and more devices become interconnected, authorization is becoming more and more complex.
Early implementations of online services were easy to authorize against since they were tied to desktops, but modern authorization must consider varying environments, from mobile apps to IoT scenarios. Read more
How does one go about securing APIs, microservices, and websites? One way to do this is by focusing on the identity — knowing who the caller is, and what the caller is allowed to do with your data. Too often, though, providers rely too heavily on user social identity, pairing it way too closely with the design of their APIs. Read more