Protecting Enterprise APIs With A Light Touch
By 2012, OAuth Will Be The Incumbent Cloud API Security Solution
July 13, 2011
Why Read This Report
Enterprises face a tension between the cloud-friendly software environment promoted by the Web, with its easy-to-use REST interface style and proliferation of lightweight services, and the security needs of service-oriented architecture (SOA). As developers begin turning to a new security solution called OAuth, security and risk professionals need to recognize which problems it's well-suited to solve and learn how to use it effectively in a variety of scenarios.
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Table of Contents
- Web Services Are Easier to Create These Days — And Easier To Leave Insecure
- Early Adopters Are Excited About OAuth
- OAuth Plays A Role In Three Enterprise Security Scenarios
- By 2012, OAuth Will Be The Incumbent Cloud API Security Solution
- Prepare For A Security Regime That Truly Suits Lightweight Web Services
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