The Authy PHP SDK by Authy allows API communication to access authentication data, useful to implement in secure web services. Installation is available via composer. Usage displays how to create users, verify tokens, request SMS tokens, and verify via phone call.
Websense, a leading web security company, has announced that it has acquired Defensio, the anti-comment-spam service. Last fall we wrote about Defensio and its API and how it lets developers submit text snippets, such as comments from blogs and forums, which is then analyzed to return an indication of the likelihood that the text is spam. In the announcement, Websense notes these capabilities:
Accurate Background enhanced its employee screening API to include international search. The feature arrives after a decade of developing in-country and regional contacts, language skills, and regulatory compliance knowledge. API access to the resources streamlines international background checks.