API Brief #12: API Security Testing, APIs should solve a pain point not become one, Unified API Protection Making API Landscape Secure

We start with an article about API security testing that reminds us that API growth will continue to increase in popularity due to the numerous benefits it provides to developers. The approach and scope of API security will vary depending on the specific needs of the organization. An insightful article this week Your APIs should solve a pain point, not become one. APIs are fundamental to driving innovation. Finally, this week’s must-read article is “Unified API Protection: Making Today’s API Landscape Secure,” a blog post about unified API protection: A massive segment of an organization’s digital footprint today is built around APIs, both internal and external. Modern API use demands a similarly modern solution rather than a cobbled-together legacy version.
30/05/2022

API Security Testing

Starting the week with API Security Testing, Mike API writes in his article on why API security testing is important to ensure that the API is indeed secure and cannot be exploited by unauthorized individuals. That’s when API growth will continue to increase in popularity due to the numerous benefits it provides to developers. The approach and scope of API security will vary depending on the specific needs of the organization.
23/05/2022

Your APIs should solve a pain point not become one.

An insightful article this week titled  Your APIs should solve a pain point not become one Rahim Bhatia blogged about APIs are fundamental to driving innovation, enabling greater agility, and building the foundation for new business models and partnerships. Leading enterprises are embarking on a mindset shift by viewing their APIs as products. Creating the right API is more important than the number of APIs. The right mindset for APIs is to think of them from a business perspective, not so much from a technical perspective. The last mile for your APIs is a storefront in the marketplace where people go to consume products for their value. A properly functioning API ensures that the value of APIs lies in their consumption and not in their existence.
06/06/2022

Unified API Protection Making Todays API Landscape Secure

Lastly an article about   Unified API Protection Making Todays API Landscape Secure Varun Kohli blogged on Unified API Protection: Making Todays API Landscape Secure. A massive segment of organizations digital footprint today is built around APIs, internal and external. Modern API use demands a similarly modern solution, rather than a cobbled-together legacy version. These solutions are designed to deliver Unified API Protection and provide the comprehensive security needed to cope with the way APIs are leveraged today. The solution delivers this state of API protection without getting in the way of development or operations efforts, so the whole organization is united.

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