Code, Patterns, and practices to protect the services that guard the keys to your kingdom REST APIs.
APIs are a certified “cool” technology, everywhere from Netflix to the pharmacy is implementing them. APIs are powerful provide data and functionality to developer, users, and platforms. But APIs are risky, because they are the entry point to the enterprise.
Developers, architects, and the business have their own goal for how APIs can drive the next generation of software architecture, create new channels for customer engagement like mobile apps. But for APIs to work over the long haul, security architects must play a leading role to design and deploy a security model that works with how APIs are used today.
- API Security
- Web services security
- Secure coding
About Gunnar Peterson
Gunnar Peterson does security consulting, training and research on Identity and Access Management, Cloud, Mobile and software security. He is a Microsoft MVP for Application security, an IANS Research Faculty member, and a Securosis Contributing Analyst. He maintains a popular information security blog athttp://1raindrop.typepad.com.
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