Topic: api

A developer first approach: What does this mean for API security?

Within the emerging practice of DevSecOps there is no term more ambiguous than ‘shift left,’ a term likely to mean something subtly different depending on whom you ask. A commonly accepted view is that ‘shift left’ for security fosters the adoption of security practices as early as possible in the development lifecycle. This includes activities … continue reading

Veracode launches scanning tool to find API vulnerabilities

Veracode launched an advanced scanning tool that enables organizations to find and fix vulnerabilities in APIs.  The new capability leverages Veracode’s Dynamic Analysis (DAST) scanning engine to provide comprehensive security insights and remediation guidance for APIs. “The explosion of APIs means that application development is becoming more fragmented and decentralized in nature, so the attack … continue reading

How these vendors help companies with API management

We asked these tool providers to share more information on how their solutions help companies manage their APIs. Their responses are below. Eric Madariaga, chief marketing officer at CData APIs are mere table stakes in the world of integration. They offer the promise of connectivity but require IT and developer resources to integrate, discouraging widespread … continue reading

Microsoft shares info on developing for Surface Duo 2

Microsoft yesterday announced its new Microsoft Surface Duo and is now inviting developers to start building or enhancing apps for dual-screen devices. The best way to start is by using Jetpack Window Manager, according to Guy Merin, the senior director of engineering at Microsoft, in a blog post. It has a FoldingFeature class providing device-specific … continue reading

Postman updates its API platform

Postman API announced that it’s redefining the API Management category with the launch of a new version of the platform.  The new and improved features include deeper integration with version control systems, all-new private API networks which provides a central directory of all internal APIs in an organization, and simplified API documentation and onboarding.  The … continue reading

SD Times news digest: dtSearch announces version 2021.02 beta, Postman raises $225 million in Series D funding, Apple SharePlay developer updates

dtSearch announced a new version of its enterprise and developer text retrieval product with a preview multithreaded indexer for multicore 64-bit Windows and document filter enhancements.  The dtSearch Engine for macOS release candidate adds support for Apple Silicon M1/ARM; the dtSearch Engine developer SDKs for macOS, Linux, and Windows share cross-platform. The beta also adds … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Xamarin.Essentials 1.7 and .NET MAUI Essentials, Jamf announces enhancements to Jamf Marketplace and Jamf Developer Portal, New Adobe Doc Cloud Developer Tools

The Xamarin.Essentials 1.7 release focuses on critical bug fixes and introduces enhancements to the Web Authenticator API. There is a new API for private authentication sessions on iOS. Also, Microsoft introduced .NET MAUI Essentials as the future of Xamarin.Forms and is now directly integrated into .NET MAUI starting with .NET 6 Preview 6 and .NET … continue reading

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SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Airbyte

Airbyte is a data integration platform that runs in the cloud and replicates data. It enables users to get their data pipelines running in minutes with either pre-built or custom connectors from the Airbyte UI, API or CLI.  Developers simply need to authenticate their sources and get connectors that adapt to schema or API changes.  … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android security updates, Solo.io’s product enhancements, and JFrog acquires Vdoo for $300 million

Android announced two new security measures including additional identification requirements and two-step verification.  Account owners of developer accounts will also be asked to provide their account type, a contact name, physical address and verification of the email address and phone number. “In August, all new developer accounts will need to specify their account type and … continue reading

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SD Times news digest: Dynatrace announces Davis Security Advisor, Nylas raises $120 million in Series C funding, W3C makes Web Audio API an official standard

The new Davis Security Advisor automatically contextualizes and prioritizes application vulnerabilities to reduce enterprise risk by empowering DevSecOps teams to make more informed real-time decisions.  Davis automatically monitors all software libraries in preproduction and production and removes false positives. It then aggregates vulnerability data and prioritizes remediation tactics.  “Manual processes and piecemeal solutions that don’t … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Spectral Preflight released, Amazon Location Service, and Agora App Builder

Spectral’s newly released Preflight solution is an open-source tool designed to help developers defend against supply chain attacks by automatically verifying and safely executing a user’s CI and third-party scripts.  The solution queries popular anti-malware services to verify and block binaries if they contain malware.  “Hackers have become increasingly sophisticated, with a variety of tools, … continue reading

SD Times news digest: SnapLogic’s integration platform updates, Ionic Portals, and Exabeam Fusion XDR and Fusion SIEM

SnapLogic announced new features and enhancements that boost user productivity and improve the performance and reliability of its integration platform.  The latest release includes new API management capabilities that add tools and support for API developers that want to take a design-first approach to app creation in which the design and specifications of the API … continue reading

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