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Recent technology backed by machine learning is making it possible to recognize people and objects from images, videos, sounds, body parts, speech, phrases, characters, even typing. Developers can find over two-hundred APIs for Recognition on ProgrammableWeb. Here are some top choices.
APIs sit at the center of organizations’ digital transformation initiatives, making them attractive to hackers. In response, API management solutions are employed, but organizations also need to address the growth of more sophisticated attacks on APIs by implementing dynamic, AI driven security.
vpnMentor‘s team of “hacktivist” security researchers recently announced the discovery of an exposed database connected to Orvibo Smart Home products. The vulnerable account information exposed in the database includes 2 billion logs detailing everything from usernames to precise device locations.
PingOne for Customers hit the market in public preview roughly half a year ago. Already, Ping Identity is adding significant features to the identity as a service platform. To make the platform more secure and more streamlined for users, Ping Identity has added MFA, social login, and SSO.
Proxy today announced a new open platform that includes a new Access API and Identity SDK. This new platform is designed to provide developers with all the necessary tools to build custom identity services that recognize individuals based on their personal identity signal.
GateHub recently reported that around 100 XRP wallets were hacked. Over 23 million Ripple coins were directed to multiple exchanges where the hacker was able to presumably use the coins. GateHub has published remediation instructions and understands that the hack started with a valid API token.
Fugue has evolved its platform and risk manager offerings into one SaaS offering. The new product allows cloud users to manage security and compliance through a single product, streamlining visualization and management of their cloud infrastructure. Access to the Fugue API automates the process.
Google has taken a renewed interested in user privacy and safety this year. It recently outlined a number of changes necessary for developers. Now, Google is moving further along this path with a focus on protecting kids from certain types of apps and in-app content in the Play Store.
Twenty APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Email, Real Estate, Internet of Things, and Natural Language Processing. Highlights include APIs for IP location services and an API for determining carbon offsets. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Artificial Intelligence, Demographics, Movies, and Monitoring. Highlights include the Windows Defender ATP API and a GraphQL API for GitLab. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Today at Google I/O, the company highlighted key updates to the API that will allow developers to fine tune the way that end users interact with authentication prompts, as well as providing new tools for recognizing device compatibility.
At the its Build developer conference on Monday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced ElectionGuard, an SDK designed to make voting systems more secure. It is part of Microsoft's Defending Democracy Program and will be offered free of charge under the MIT Open Source License.
Today at one of Google I/O’s morning sessions, Svetoslav Ganov (Android Team engineer) and Charmaine D’silva (product manager) discussed some of the privacy changes in Android Q. They also highlighted best practices for building privacy forward apps.
Today at Google I/O 2019, the company’s annual developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai proclaimed that Google is working to “build a more helpful Google for everyone.” In addition to new features that increase accessibility, the company also addressed key concerns over data privacy.
Microsoft recently announced the general availability of its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) API. The offering is a suite of APIs built for security operations teams. The goal is to eliminate custom bridging between various security applications and enterprise systems.
Google Private Catalog promises to give enterprise IT administrators more control over which apps are accessible to developers across the organization. The tools help businesses remain compliant and collaborative, while reducing failures and waste. Here are the details you need to know.
42Crunch recently introduced an end-to-end, cloud-based API security platform. The platform looks to displace the legacy approach to API security which requires administrators to deploy a number of disjointed tools. The platform includes holistic audits, scans, and protection to secure APIs.
Severe lapses in security pose a massive risk to those who bank via mobile device. Researchers recently revealed that the mobile apps of 30 financial services firms could be compromised in as little as eight minutes thanks to unprotected source code, sensitive data, and weak API keys.
AWS has introduced Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE). SPEKE is an API specification that aims to standardize integration of DRMs with encoders, transcoders, and encryptors. Prior to SPEKE, such communication was done on a one-off basis, with a custom API between DRM and encryptor.
Facebook has been under fire to combat election interference on its platform for years. The company has addressed the issue before governments, in new features, and through new policies. This week, as EU elections loom, Facebook announced its most comprehensive plan yet. Will it work? Is it enough?