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Cisco is overhauling how it manages and distributes information about security vulnerabilities that affect its products and will begin offering this information via API.
Netflix intentionally creates infrastructure failures to build resiliency (Chaos Engineering strategy). Where Chaos Monkey killed servers, Chaos Kong kills entire AWS regions.
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.
API Science enables API developer-consumers to monitor usage of APIs in their apps, and gives API providers insight into what their dev community is experiencing.
Helpchat API extends its personal assistant messenger capabilities to 3rd parties. Businesses across industries will gain functionality within existing systems and apps.
What was once a relatively basic blog is now a media offering with articles ranging from news stories about the goings-ons in the API economy to tutorials and prescriptive advice.
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.
Bugsnag helps developers to quickly and effectively detect and fix bugs and errors. The Bugsnag API provides access to this functionality.
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.