Okta is about Identity as a service (IDaaS). The API provides REST functionalities that aim to facilitate identity creation, mobile management, and secure enterprise. In addition to the API, Okta offers an SDK in .NET language with guides to create a client, create a client against another environment, and create client with a proxy. It also offers CRUD operations, enumeration, and custom properties. See the example of Okta API in a music store https://github.com/okta/okta-music-store
OpenID and OAuth 2.0, two open standards that are commonly used to allow users to log into a website using credentials from another website, have been in the spotlight over the past several weeks following the publication of a security flaw that could allow attackers to obtain user data.
Box has introduced new security and governance APIs that organizations can use to incorporate content governance and compliance capabilities into applications and workflows. The new Box APIs includes a Retention Policy API, Legal Hold Policy API, Watermarking API, and Folder Metadata API.
The week is half done and we bring you some of the stories we couldn't cover with a look at what is going on in the world of APIs including Amazon releasing the Alexa Voice Service Device SDK to bring Alexa to connected devices, Coinbase's latest foray into bitcoin based security patents and more.