With the explosive growth in API use in every sector, 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.

Security must be built into the APIs themselves. But that’s not enough. Threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance also must be top of mind. This eBook provides a framework to help CSOs and CISOs consider API security.

As the main venue of ecommerce moves from websites to mobile devices, retailers see apps as the new channels and means of conversations with partners and customers. APIs are not merely the conduit through which transactions pass, but the primary mechanism for data collection and analysis.

The focal point of computing power is shifting from the server room to the mobile device. This presents businesses with the opportunity—and the imperative—to develop new experiences that are specifically crafted for tablets or smartphones. We call it digital transformation: the evolution businesses go through to add a digital dimension to the experiences of their customers, employees, and partners.
Wherever your business is on the path to digital transformation, this eBook outlines strategies you can follow and real steps you can take to prepare for the future.

Developers hate marketing. But developers are your new channel partners. They carry your products or services to customers through apps. Building the APIs and apps is no longer the hard part. How to attract your channel partners is the real question today.

Companies across all industries, including telco, healthcare, financial services, and more, are striving to innovate and create digital ecosystems. At the same time, market fragmentation slows developer adoption and restricts participation in the app economy.

Businesses are expanding their digital ecosystems into the app economy. As businesses interact with partners, developers, and internal resources through mobile, social, app experiences and APIs, the number of sources of useful data expands.

Telecommunications companies are part of the most pervasive and critical infrastructure in every country on earth. They cater to millions of customers, and worldwide they generate approximately $1.5 trillion in business revenue. Telecommunications and the Web are merging and the potential of Telco apps and APIs has expanded dramatically. This e-book describes how telcos must make fundamental shifts in technology and business models if they are to remain competitive.

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