Mastercard, a company that once warned that the risks of digital currency outweigh the benefits, has released two new blockchain APIs to promote collaboration and innovation in the digital exchange of value. Through its Mastercard Labs arm, Mastercard has indicated the API release is just the start.
Cloud API Security was the topic for a panel discussion at the Infosec conference in London April 26th. After a brief introduction of what APIs are, how companies are becoming platforms and what security implications this has the discussion mostly focused on how to secure mobile apps and how to keep security tokens protected.
Box APIs support everything from the way that Box and Office365 integrate seamlessly, to the 1,600 third-party applications in our app store. This API-first strategy has been incredibly successful, to the point where more than half of our monthly API calls come from third-party integrations.