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Accurate Background enhanced its employee screening API to include international search. The feature arrives after a decade of developing in-country and regional contacts, language skills, and regulatory compliance knowledge. API access to the resources streamlines international background checks.
To help developers increase the security of their apps, PayPal has updated its developer portal to include a self-service credential provisioning feature that allows developers to generate their own client-secret pairs, which developers use to authenticate their apps with the PayPal API.
One important consideration for any aspiring IoT company is having robust security. This article looks at five security considerations to think about when designing an IoT system.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has formed a Web Payments Working Group to develop recommendations that will "make payments easier and more secure on the Web."
We've added 6 APIs and several SDKs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Translation, Payments, Games, and Security. Here's a look at what's new.
Box announced the general availability of its new Box Developer Platform. The platform provides the ability to create third party apps directly in the Box ecosystem.
Cisco is overhauling how it manages and distributes information about security vulnerabilities that affect its products and will begin offering this information via API.
You know APIs have hit the big time when even the Kardashians have them. And have them they do, along with the headaches of securing them and their, uh, adoring fans.
We've recently added 14 APIs to the directory in categories such as Internet of Things, Email and Security. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist developers.
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The team that maintain the open source Spring Framework have now included first-class support for CORS in a move that aligns the framework with REST APIs and HTML5 specifications.
CertainSafe announced the release of the CertainSafe SDK, a platform that gives developers access to its MicroTokenization and MicroEncryption API.
Security Fabric from CloudLock makes it simpler for developers to secure their applications by invoking REST APIs to embed security functions.
A software engineer is urging Facebook to implement additional security measures to help prevent hackers from using one of Facebook’s APIs to harvest users’ personal data.
Senior business executives and CIOs are becoming more concerned about the security of the data being shared via APIs, survey from Akana finds.
The W3C's Battery Status API exposes smartphone users to possible identification based on their mobile browsing habits and device battery life.
SourceDNA reported that a flaw in thousands of Android apps will cause a crash when Android M goes live. The crash relates to Google's move from OpenSSL to BoringSSL.
ProgrammableWeb tests reveal how a free app from Google's App Store makes it possible to reverse engineer secure traffic between mobile apps and the services they call home to.
Google Cloud Platform now allows an organization to use its own encryption keys to protect data for Compute Engine resources. The service is available in beta.