How to Extend Identity Security to Your APIs
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How to Extend Identity Security to Your APIs

How to choose the enterprise beyond the firewall


The explosion of users and devices requesting access to applications has led to a significant boom in application programming interfaces (APIs). It is critical that enterprises secure their APIs in order to maintain company-wide security. To do so, they must move away from the early deployment model of REST APIs that were often authenticated by passwords.


This paper discusses new security specifications that provide the necessary authentication and authorization standards for REST APIs. Read this paper and learn:


  • Details about the new security standards and specifications

  • How to integrate new the standards and specifications into existing standards, such as SAML

  • How the new standards work to provide both API and identity and access management (IAM) security

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