By Celia Hoag
Our phones are filled with mobile apps that help us do anything from ordering lunch to managing finances or tracking our heart rate. Apps provide convenience and generate engagement that other channels can’t deliver − and with 485,000 mobile apps being downloaded every minute, it’s clear consumers recognize the benefits they provide as well.
By Allan Knabe
For years, API security specialists have underscored the importance of safeguarding our APIs. Most companies have implemented an API gateway as a defensive measure against cyberthreats. Nevertheless, many of these APIs rely solely on basic API keys for protection. Despite the seemingly secure implication of their name, API keys do not offer robust security in practice. APIs that handle sensitive data require a more fortified form of protection, such as tokens rather than API keys.