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Audio Traffic API released by TomTom

Audio Traffic API released by TomTom


Thursday, February 8, 2018 by

TomTom (TOM2) has announced the launch of TomTom Audio Traffic - personalised and relevant traffic reports delivered over voice to drivers in a non-intrusive way. Audio Traffic is available as an Application Programming Interface (API) for developers.Although personalised traffic information is one of the most requested features by daily commuters driving known routes, ...


DNS security and why mobile app developers should care

DNS security and why mobile app developers should care


Monday, February 5, 2018 by

DNSSEC is a DNS security extension specification for securing information provided by DNS. DNS has been a part of the global internet since the 1980s, but its authentication mechanisms are fairly weak. As a result, DNS is vulnerable to a form of attack called cache poisoning. Cache poisoning is a man-in-the-middle attack that implants false DNS information to redirect e...


This API api security solution to use AI

This API api security solution to use AI


Thursday, February 1, 2018 by

To protect global organizations against ever-increasing security threats, Axway has announced a global partnership with Elastic Beam. Together, the two companies will help organizations achieve optimal security and ecosystem engagement by leveraging an AI engine, integrated with Axway API Gateway, that automatically detects and blocks new attacks on APIs. The Elastic Be...


A single source to organize all your APIs

A single source to organize all your APIs


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by

aapi, Inc. has launched a new portal that provides a single source for developers to create API success. aapi helps programmers work with APIs by optimizing research, discovery, integration, and testing.Using aapi's new API Portal, developers standardize their development processes while simplifying application integration, centrally managing API security, access and au...


Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps

Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps


Thursday, October 12, 2017 by

If you’re not already thinking right now that your DevOps teams should be run like a DevSecOps team, you may already be in a world of hurt. Time to wake up! As the adoption of APIs continues to grow, so do the risks to organizations that don’t actively test the security of their solutions. Modern Agile development frameworks have changed the way engineering teams produc...


App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API

App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

For the modern consumer, rewards are an essential part of their shopping experience; just last year the number of loyalty program memberships in the United States topped three billion - a 26 percent increase from 2013. With a growing demand for loyalty programs, there is no better time for developers to incorporate loyalty into their products, apps, point of sale softwa...


How Rapid Application Development is Changing Everything

How Rapid Application Development is Changing Everything


Saturday, September 24, 2016 by

I admit it, every time I hear the word RAD I go back to the 80's when BMX freestyle was at it's peak (I still own my beloved GT Performer)! But the RAD we are talking about here is "Rapid Application Development" (RAD), that used to be something reserved for making quick apps with minimal code input, little functionally, and that you did not intend on maintaining f...


Okta Releases New API Security Platform

Okta Releases New API Security Platform


Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by

Okta has released a new platform to provide API security and access management for businesses that are building products, sharing data with partners, and enabling third-party developer ecosystems. In a statement on the introduction of the new platform, The Okta said, “The new API Access Management product solves modern challenges for both developers and IT. Every A...


Apigee Releases New API Management Platform for Digital Commerce

Apigee Releases New API Management Platform for Digital Commerce


Thursday, August 25, 2016 by

Apigee has released the Apigee Commerce APIx platform, a software accelerator designed to help companies that are selling products online facilitate their API-powered digital commerce initiatives. The Commerce APIx offers a set of open-source, ready-to-use digital commerce APIs and a developer portal to help companies build a modern digital commerce program.  ...


Akana Adds New UX to the Latest Version of its API Management Solution

Akana Adds New UX to the Latest Version of its API Management Solution


Tuesday, August 2, 2016 by

Akana has released the latest version of its API Management solution. Akana is a provider of API Management, API security, and Microservices solutions for designing, implementing, securing, managing, monitoring, and publishing APIs. It is available as a SaaS platform, on-premises, and as a hybrid deployment.With the introduction of Version 8, Akana’s API Management offe...


SmartBear Adds .NET Framework Functionality to Its API Testing Framework

SmartBear Adds .NET Framework Functionality to Its API Testing Framework


Wednesday, July 27, 2016 by

SmartBear Software has announced that API developers using Visual Studio to build software using the open source .NET Framework can now utilize the SmartBear’s Ready! TestServer API testing framework.In April SmartBear announced similar support for Java developers using tools like Eclipse, IntelliJ and others. With the .Net announcement developers can now use the open s...


Don't Expect Apple and Google to Do App Security for You

Don't Expect Apple and Google to Do App Security for You


Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by

The appetite for mobile apps with an appealing user experience shows no signs of slowing – even in closely regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare. In fact, according to Gartner, by the end of 2017, IT organizations will be hard-pressed to meet market demand for mobile app development services as it grows at least five times faster than IT’s abili...


A Third of APIs Are Designed Without Security Team Input

A Third of APIs Are Designed Without Security Team Input


Friday, April 8, 2016 by

According to a recent Ovum survey of 100 IT and security professionals, 30 percent of APIs are designed without any input from the security team, and 27 percent of APIs proceed through the development stage without the security team getting involved. The survey also shows that there is disagreement among IT teams as to who should have ultimate responsibility for AP...


Distil Networks Releases API Security Service

Distil Networks Releases API Security Service


Thursday, April 7, 2016 by

Distil Networks has released a new Distil API Security service that protects vulnerable Application Programming Interface (API) endpoints from malicious traffic. The Distil API Security solution protects all types of APIs including those serving web browsers, mobile applications, and Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices. Distil API Security defends against de...


Axway Launches New API Security Offerings

Axway Launches New API Security Offerings


Friday, September 25, 2015 by

Axway has made a number of updates to in its release of Axway 5 Suite API Management, release 7.4.1 including built-in API Firewalling capabilities. The Axway 5 Suite API Management platform provides companies with an enterprise-grade API management and security platform offering the ability to protect against malicious attacks, including Denial of Service (DoS), c...


APIStrat Conference to Examine New API Economy in November

APIStrat Conference to Examine New API Economy in November


Monday, August 31, 2015 by

The API Strategy & Practice Conference (APIStrat) will be held in held in Austin, Texas at the Sheraton Austin Hotel At The Capitol, November 18 – 20. The event focuses on the API sector allowing participants to discuss successes and challenges they face while executing an API strategy. The event will include talks, panels and keynotes with over 80 speakers covering...


SmartBear's API Tools Suite Offers New API Switching and Recording Features

SmartBear's API Tools Suite Offers New API Switching and Recording Features


Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by

SmartBear Software has announced updates to two of its API tools - ServiceV for API service virtualization and LoadUI NG for API load testing.Updates to ServiceV enable software teams to build advanced mocks from real-time API traffic and switch between virtualized “mock” services and actual APIs during diagnostic, load or integration testing in the continuous delivery ...


New Study Shows Companies Lacking in API Security Measures

New Study Shows Companies Lacking in API Security Measures


Friday, August 7, 2015 by

Akana has published the findings of its Global State of API Security Survey 2015 which surveyed over 250 security practitioners. Respondents including CSOs, CISOs, and security architects, with over 50% of the executives from large global organizations.The survey’s purpose was to quantify the maturity of API security practices among digital enterprises. The survey resul...


Duo Security Releases API Edition as well as iOS and Android SDKs for Two Factor Authentication

Duo Security Releases API Edition as well as iOS and Android SDKs for Two Factor Authentication


Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by

Duo Security has released its Duo API Edition for cloud and mobile software providers to protect user account access. Duo API Edition enables developers to add two-factor authentication to their applications with Duo Security automatically handling of all of the operational aspects of authentication, such as key management and provisioning, alerting and reporting, self-...


KidoZen Updates Capabilities for Mobile Backend Authorization, Privacy and Access Control at Data Level

KidoZen Updates Capabilities for Mobile Backend Authorization, Privacy and Access Control at Data Level


Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by

KidoZen has made updates to its platform to offer a more complete security suite for the mobile backend including authorization, privacy and access control capabilities at the data level. Additionally, KidoZen has announced broader integration with industry identity federation providers include Microsoft ADFS, Okta, OneLogin, PingIdentity and others.KidoZen’s mobile ide...


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