Scribe Java is a code library that enables developers to interact with the LinkedIn OAuth API. It also supports OAuth 1.0a and 2.0 for other popular APIs, such as Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, and Vimeo.
The W3C has announced a new web authentication standard that provides an API for accessing public key credentials. The standard, which is being referred to as WebAuthn, would allow users to log into websites without having to use passwords and instead use authorization gestures on their phones.
Despite the fact that the costs associated with hacking and data breaches have arguably never been higher, recent API-related security incidents involving large companies, T-Mobile and Accenture, highlight the fact that basic API security best practices are still often not being adhered to.