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The Experian Credit Score Breach: What Happened and How to Prevent Future API Data Breaches

Last week, the public was notified about a pretty serious Experian API-related incident leading to the potential public exposure of credit scores for millions of Americans. What Went Wrong? Experian’s credit score API drew the attention of a security researcher Bill Demirkapi. It started innocently with him looking around for student loan options. He bumped...
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Fixed it: Authorizing at the edge.

Cloudentity is a dynamic authorization company that enables customers to deliver rich authorization decisions at the edge. But what does that actually mean? What edge are we talking about, and does it really even exist? Yes, and yes. Let's dive into it. Four score and seven years ago, we built applications containing every piece of...
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Oktane21: Cloudentity and Okta Join Together to Accelerate Zero Trust Dynamic Authorization for Open Banking

By Jasen Meece, CEO of Cloudentity   A recent report revealed that Open Banking market generated $7.29 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $43.15 billion by 2026 due to the thriving API economy. This growing adoption of Open Banking apps and services in the financial services sector is fueled by new government regulation such as the Financial Data Exchange, along with consumer demand for easy-to-use mobile banking platforms. However, lack of awareness regarding Open Banking, data security and management...
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How to Unlock the Potential of the API Economy. (Part 1)

By Gary Zimmerman, TechVision Marc Andreessen famously said, “Software is eating the world”, but what does this mean? In short, software is a digital means to drive marginal costs of transactions of any kind – human-to-human, human-to-machine, business-to-human, and machine to machine, et al. – to zero. And as companies become digital enterprises, they are...
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How to Unlock the Potential of the API Economy. (Part 2)

By Gary Zimmerman, TechVision Research In part 1 of this API economy blog series, we described how companies are becoming API-first companies in how they are addressing the emerging API economy and how API management is key to the success of those efforts. Another key to success is addressing resource access and data protection policy...
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Cloudentity Named Product and Innovation Leader in KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Access Management

By Nathanael Coffing, CSO We’re excited to announce that for the third consecutive year, leading analyst firm KuppingerCole has selected Cloudentity as a “Product and Innovation Leader” in its annual Access Management Leadership Compass.  The Leadership Compass highlights the leaders in innovation, product features and market reach for Access Management for on-premise, cloud, and hybrid...
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OB 101: A Quick and Simple Guide to Open Banking Adoption

Open Banking is globally disruptive and growing exponentially, spurring innovation in financial services. It was developed to create software standards and industry guidelines to drive competition and innovation in the financial services industry. Successful Open Banking APIs have increased by ,10x over the last 18 months and continues to accelerate during the pandemic. Now, Open...
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Object level Authorization for s3 buckets with the Authorization Control Plane

What do CapitalOne, Prestige Software,  ManageCartUber, Accenture and the DOD all have in common?  Major breaches through Amazon S3 buckets.   Amazon’s regular security updates in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 have done little to slow the tide of data leaks.     The core problem for S3 is one of authorization both from a scale and a granularity/management perspective. ...
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Context To The Rescue:

CLOUDENTITY’S Dynamic Authorization Platform is the New Answer: AWARDED EV20 IAM Solutions 2020 Today, majority of the cloud conversations share a universal thread – how businesses can leverage cloud with flexibility in a multi-cloud environment while putting the proper guardrails to avert any security failures. Businesses seek peace of mind through uncompromising flexibility and simplicity.They...
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