This Threat Intelligence Perl Sample Code demonstrates querying the Domain Reputation API service via the Threat Intelligence Platform. The Domain Reputation API enables you with the ability to evaluate a domain's reputation based on security data sources. It allows you to collect and evaluate over 120 parameters and calculate the resulting reputation score based and the Website's content, Domain's SSL certificates, SSL connection, and Domain's WHOIS, for a given domain name and more. The Threat Intelligence API’s provide a way to integrate intelligence analysis insights, using Threat Intelligence data sources to gain knowledge of the target host and crucial threat detection for any system.
At the its Build developer conference on Monday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced ElectionGuard, an SDK designed to make voting systems more secure. It is part of Microsoft's Defending Democracy Program and will be offered free of charge under the MIT Open Source License.
What happens when the API is technically secure but the environment, whether widget, web site or mashup, is not? Recent security breaches in MySpace and Yahoo, which led to the release of semi-embarrassing photos of prolific celebs Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, points out the added opportunities for hackers in the open web.