Ekata, a company that provides identity verification APIs that assist in risk assessment, has announced a new API that is designed to combat synthetic identity fraud. The new Ekata Account Opening API helps developers weed out bad actors from authentic customers during the onboarding process.
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Cosmos, an interoperable blockchain ecosystem, has increased its incentives for its bug bounty program for the Cosmos Stargate software upgrade. The bug bounty will allow hackers, developers, and the community to trial and debug the upgrades and breaking changes to the Cosmos SDK.
Okta, a company that provides identity solutions for the enterprise industries, has launched a new SDK that is intended to simplify authentication for end-users while also improving device security. The new Okta Devices SDK was announced at the second annual Okta Showcase developer conference.
Cloudflare has announced the release of Cloudflare API Shield. This new product, which is free to all account holders regardless of their pricing plan, is intended to simplify API security via mutual TLS authentication, API schema validation, and a positive security model.
Facebook has recently simplified the company’s platform terms and developer policies in hopes that this will improve adherence to guidelines. To support these goals Facebook has announced the broad rollout of Data Use Checkup, an annual process for developers that validates data usage.
SpyCloud, an account takeover prevention solution provider, has announced its new Password Exposure API. The API allows users to comply with new NIST guidelines that disallow weak, common, and previously exposed passwords. The API helps prevent fraud without adding friction to the user experience.
Standard methods for biometric authentication, think fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, are extremely problematic given the current cultural expectation that masks, and often gloves, be worn throughout the day. UnifyID has launched a new gait-based biometric authentication API to help.
Jumio, a provider of AI-powered identity verification services, has announced a new biometric passport authentication SDK. This new SDK supports NFC reading capability to allow developers to seamlessly integrate photo and touch-based identity verification services into applications.
The Honeynet Project has collaborated in the creation of a new open-source intelligence (OSINT) tool that collates threat information from a multitude of sources. This new resource dubbed Intel Owl provides developers access via API to the resulting threat analysis data.
Datadog, cloud security and monitoring platform, has launched Error Tracking. The new product automatically collects application errors in real-time. Then, it aggregates into action items for engineering teams to respond to. It includes automated collection and visualization tools.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Restaurants, and Mapping. Featured is an API for turning spreadsheets into APIs, an API for gathering data about social media influencers, and others. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Apple recently introduced a new addition to its DeviceCheck services: the App Attest API. The App Attest API generates a cryptographic key on a device that is used to validate the integrity of an app before a server provides sensitive data access. An Apple server is used instead.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Weather and Security. Featured is an API for optimizing legal office workflow, and API for short-term rental noise monitoring, and new APIs for eBay. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing many businesses to turn to their mobile apps for survival. Development teams are under more pressure than ever to deliver new and updated apps while cybercriminals are responding with more advanced, targeted attacks. App security is now more critical then ever.
Recently the Indian government said that it will ban TikTok along with dozens of other well-known apps developed in China saying that the apps pose a threat to the “sovereignty and integrity of India.” This comes on the heels of a border dispute between the two countries.
Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including WebRTC, Financial, and Security. Highlights include several APIs for SEO analysis including SEO for products on Amazon and Google Shopping and an API that returns cocktail data. Here's a look at what is new.
A security researcher recently noticed what he called "suspicious" API calls when ordering a Starbucks gift card. Because Starbucks runs a bug bounty program, Curry dug a little more. Soon thereafter, Curry found Starbucks had potentially exposed personal records of around 100 million customers.
This article will run down the three most common vulnerabilities one may encounter in a Ruby on Rails API only app. However, some of the concepts will apply regardless of which platform you're using and you should investigate what tooling is available for your platform if you're not on Rails.
Yubico recently made its Android SDK available to developers, who can now build support for YubiKey directly into their Android apps. The Android SDK joins the company's iOS SDK, which means developers can create a consistent log-in experience across their mobile apps no matter the platform.
NXTsoft today announced the launch of OmniSecure, an API-monitoring solution that provides an additional layer of cybersecurity to NXTsoft's secure APIs. OmniSecure monitors API security logs 24/7 and reports anomalies and suspicious activities so that immediate action can be taken.
Suprema, a provider of security and biometrics technology and equipment, has launched a new SDK that is designed to further simplify integration with third-party ID management software. The Suprema G-SDK provides support for languages including Java, C#, Python, Node.js, and Go.
Quttera has introduced several new features in its Malware Scanner REST API. Service architectures using published APIs have largely replaced bulky, monolithic applications, and cybersecurity is embracing this trend. They find that this approach gives them greater flexibility and scalability.
Portshift, a provider of Kubernetes runtime security solutions, has announced that they will release an Extended Kubernetes Cluster Protection tool. The company designed the new service to provide Kubernetes API protection by monitoring activity to help preemptively detect runtime risks.
Volterra has introduced an end-to-end, encrypted data sharing solution: VoltShare. It is available as software, an API, or SDK. It is used in conjunction with existing data sharing platforms, and aims to both simplify and increase security over other encryption services on the market today.
We don't want to allow signups from VPNs or proxies. Visitors using a VPN or TOR, which hides their real location and identity, might be trying to perform malicious activity on your site. So how can we block these users? This article shows how the ipdata threat API can help you do this.