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Better Web Application Security in 14 Steps

In-brief:In-brief: In this, the last in a three-part series on REST API, Neeraj Khandelwal of Barracuda Networks examines how web application security design can help secure REST APIs and provides tips for securing web applications. You can read Neeraj’s previous posts (here and here).

The Challenge of Securing REST APIs

  In-brief: RESTful application program interfaces (APIs) are a key ingredient to building powerful, scalable web-based applications. But they can also open the door to web-based attacks, while also baffling traditional penetration testing tools and processes. In this article, Barracuda’s Neeraj Khandelwal explains why.

When Securing the Internet of Things: Collaborate or Die

In-brief: Cisco’s Marc Blackmer argues that collaboration – not exceptionalism – must be the norm for defending the Internet of Things. 

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Opinion: The Security Case for Software Defined Networking

  In-brief: Recent news events underscore the threat that companies face from inadequately protected internal network assets. Cisco’s Scott Harrell argues that the adoption of software-defined networking may provide a powerful new tool to halt hackers ability to move within compromised networks.

Opinion: The IoT’s Wild West is Your Home Network

In-brief: Jackson Shaw of Dell warns that home networks are like the Wild West frontier when it comes to threats to the Internet of Things. Your broadband router is the covered wagon.