Mist.io aggregates a user's cloud servers to help them monitor status and activity with a single unified interface. Users can view analytics visualizations from Mist.io's web interface designed for desktop, tablet, or mobile use. Mist.io also offers the ability to create, manage, and edit existing servers and accounts with quality security measures. The service relies on the Mist.io core API, and also integrates Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, DigitalOcean, Google Cloud Platform, and additional major server and cloud computing providers using their respective API keys.
A new self-serve risk assessment tool is now available in private beta for API providers who want to test the security robustness around their API architecture and design. The new tool allows entering an API by a variety of means and then testing for common vulnerabilities. Solutions are suggested.
The scariest thing about how organizations are diving into APIs like they're the latest gold rush is how few of them are taking API security seriously. Even if they did, they might turn and tuck tail. API security is hard. Very hard. And there's no easy button. Elastic Beam thinks it has the cure.
NetDNA, a content delivery solutions provider, has just announced the launch of the NetDNA Acceleration Platform and brand new REST API. The NetDNA Acceleration Platform provides developers the ability to embed web acceleration capabilities into websites and third-party applications. The New NetDNA REST API was designed specifically for use in third-party applications allowing access to resources such as accounts, users, zones and reports.