This is the ninth part of ProgrammableWeb’s series, Understanding the Realities of API Security based on testimony by ProgrammableWeb’s David Berlind to the ONC’s API Security and Privacy Task Force. This part looks at how certification authorities could help to instill API consumer confidence.
Sift, an internet security and fraud prevention company, has announced updates to the company’s API that are intended to simplify integration with its platform while also improving functionality. These Improvements utilize machine learning for advanced fraud detection.
According to a recent commit to the main repository of the Android Open Source Project, Google is preparing to prevent apps from monitoring network activity in the background. The new commit will restrict app access to /proc/net, which contains kernel output related to network activity.