April 8, 2010
IBM announced the opening of its zero-knowledge proof platform, Identity Mixer to developers on the Bluemix cloud. The goal of Identity Mixer is to reduce the need for individuals to transmit personal details to online services, instead relying on a “digital membership card”.
Despite Instagram having fixed an API vulnerability, supposedly private photos are still vulnerable to unauthorized access thus proving how difficult API security can be.
Google introduces Application Default Credentials to streamline authentication across multiple APIs. It is designed to simplify the auth process for apps on Google Cloud Platform.