With the explosive growth in API use in every sector, CEOs and business unit leaders at enterprises that are undergoing digital transformations are calling upon their chief security officers and chief information security officers to ensure the security of APIs. With this in mind, our new eBook, Securing the Digital Enterprise, provides a framework to help CSOs and CISOs consider API security.
We were lucky enough to have Tim McCauley, Walgreens’ senior director of mobile commerce, and Joe Rago, a senior product manager there, discuss the drugstore giant’s digital transformation and API strategy during our I ♥︎ APIs conference. We’ve just made the video presentation and the accompanying slides available.
In working with a wide variety of companies in every sector that are somewhere along their digital journey, I'm often asked how the challenges and opportunities vary among verticals like healthcare, financial services, telco, or retail. At first glance, it's easy to mistake these diverse starting points for differing concerns. In reality, they simply mask the common realities of today's business and technology climate.
Sears Holdings Corp. is a leading integrated retailer with almost 2,500 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. Kandarp Bhatt, director of ecommerce product management at Sears, details how digital success for the retail giant requires the alignment digital and corporate strategies. He also discusses the importance of standing out above the ever-growing population of APIs in the market to create and communicate value and attract members of the developer community.
API management came about to help companies create and manage developer ecosystems by following in the footsteps of the successful API programs of Twitter and Facebook. Today, APIs have become the connective tissue that powers all interactions with customers and partners across an extended value chain.
In this webcast, Apigee's Ed Anuff and Dilshad Simons discuss the technical and business implications of this shifted landscape.
For information security professionals, a recent “refrigerator hack” confirmed what had been expected for some time. As non-computing devices are turned into computing or “smart” devices, these types of attacks—and the scope of devices hacked—will only increase. Consumers and businesses are demanding smart devices, but manufacturers continue to ignore the threats and pay insufficient attention to securing against them.