Applying and Extending DHARMA

By pwsadmin | July 16, 2019

This post gives some practical examples of the DHARMA method for API Security in a Microservice Architecture, and also shares some opportunities for extending the model. This article shares concepts from the O’Reilly book Securing Microservice APIs. If you’re attending OSCON next week, Rob Wilson and Matt McLarty will be signing and giving away print copies during lunch…

Microservices, APIs and Innovation: The Power of APIs

By pwsadmin | July 16, 2019

Explore the role APIs play in empowering teams and enabling organizations to innovate. API Academy member Mike Amundsen shares his observations about the role APIs play in empowering teams and organizations to craft stable, cost-effective solutions for a wide range of distribution channels. In this article, part two of a three part series (you can read part…

How the facebook API led to the Cambridge Analytica Fiascot

By pwsadmin | August 16, 2018

How weak API terms of service, lack of transparency, and permissive API scopes led to the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal from earlier this year was not about a data breach. Nothing was hacked. It was more nuanced than that. Think: permissive API scopes, a lack of awareness about the data being accessed…