With exciting new web techniques comes inevitable security issues. Luckily, there's usually a solution, though it can require a little more effort from developers.
An article posted on IBM's developerWorks site covers some common mashup vulnerabilities. Among the techniques addressed are cross-site scripting and JSON data security. The author also provides some solutions or ideas for each vulnerability.
The release of the Human API may help untangle the complex web of big data, insurance standards, health care sensors, and disease causal pathways that currently prevents many developers from designing health applications. The Human API offers a platform to make human health data available through a RESTful interface, using OAuth 2.0 authentication.