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Neil Madden
  • November 2020
  • ISBN 9781617296024
  • 576 pages
  • printed in black & white
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A comprehensive guide to designing and implementing secure services. A must-read book for all API practitioners who manage security.

Gilberto Taccari, Penta
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A web API is an efficient way to communicate with an application or service. However, this convenience opens your systems to new security risks. API Security in Action gives you the skills to build strong, safe APIs you can confidently expose to the world. Inside, you’ll learn to construct secure and scalable REST APIs, deliver machine-to-machine interaction in a microservices architecture, and provide protection in resource-constrained IoT (Internet of Things) environments.

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APIs control data sharing in every service, server, data store, and web client. Modern data-centric designs—including microservices and cloud-native applications—demand a comprehensive, multi-layered approach to security for both private and public-facing APIs.

about the book

API Security in Action teaches you how to create secure APIs for any situation. By following this hands-on guide you’ll build a social network API while mastering techniques for flexible multi-user security, cloud key management, and lightweight cryptography. When you’re done, you’ll be able to create APIs that stand up to complex threat models and hostile environments.

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  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Audit logging
  • Rate limiting
  • Encryption

about the reader

For developers with experience building RESTful APIs. Examples are in Java.

about the author

Neil Madden has in-depth knowledge of applied cryptography, application security, and current API security technologies. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science.

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Anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of API security should read this.

Bobby Lin, DBS Bank

I highly recommend this book to those developing APIs.

Jorge Bo, Naranja X

The best comprehensive guide about API security I have read.

Marc Roulleau, GIRO
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