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Recent API Academy Posts

Post-Quantum API Security: Preparing Your APIs for Q-day

At Apisecure/Apidays NYC 2024, I discussed how quantum computing seems like a distant-future technology, but if you consider the pace of enterprise modernization, the quantum threat may be just around the corner – and APIs are a primary target. Here’s a replay of that discussion.

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Security Logging and Monitoring are Key to Reducing Risk

In his 3rd blog on mitigating against the OWASP Top Ten, Bala discusses how proper security logging and monitoring is key to every enterprise’s security-in-depth approach. It’s time to take a fresh look at your process and make sure you are capturing and monitoring the most important transactions of your business.

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Microsurfaces: The Role of APIs in a Microservice Architecture
API-based communication is vital to delivering value in all aspects of a microservice architecture. Explore their relationship in this short introductory ebook.
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Microservice Architecture: Aligning Principles, Practices, and Culture
An award-winning, full-length ebook from O'Reilly and the API Academy that explains how microservices work, and what it means to build an application the microservices way.
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Securing Microservice APIs: Sustainable and Scalable Access Control
This essential ebook for technical practitioners proposes an API access control model that can be implemented to provide cohesive security over a network of microservices.
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For over a decade, we’ve provided thought leadership to global organizations on designing APIs, implementing API security, and modernizing mission-critical systems with continuous API management and microservices.

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API Architecture Best Practices

We offer practical, field-tested guidance on how to use microservices and APIs to create service mesh patterns that optimize the security and scalability of multi-cloud, hybrid cloud, and on-premise IT infrastructures.

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API Briefings for Executives

New 5G and IoT applications will demand unprecedented levels of API performance, security, and governance. Ask us how your peers are integrating APIs and Digital BizOps to get ready for the coming revolution.