In the age of the programmable Web the application development community has become a vibrant place where developers frequently move between multiple projects involving multiple organizations. The trouble is that there is no real center to that activity, which leaves a lot of developers to their own devices when it comes to generating new business opportunities.
The typical workflow in the enterprise spans multiple applications. But in the age of mobile computing it’s not always as easy as it should be to craft a workflow that spans multiple applications. Moving to address that specific issue Good Technology today updated the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform with a new activation code capability that creates an “activation delegate” for every application a user accesses on the platform.
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.