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Protecting Against OAuth Hacks

By Jason Macy

In this latest reported OAuth 2.0 hack entitled “One OAuth 2.0 hack, 1 Billion Android App Accounts potentially exposed“, it has been discovered that: “…A remote simple hack devised by a group of security researchers threatens an amazing number of Android and iOS apps. An attacker can use the technique to sign into any victim’s […]

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Why API Management Caught Google’s Eye

By Jason Macy

Anytime one of the world’s largest and most innovative brands puts more than a half-billion dollars into an M&A deal, the market sits up and takes notice. But, when the deal involves one of the key players in the API Management space, well, it takes on an added significance. It has been a little more […]

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(Cloud)Flare Up: What you Need to Know about Ticketbleed

By Jason Macy

As you’ve likely seen, last month, Cloudflare Engineer and crypto expert Filippo Valsorda discovered a software bug in F5 appliances. Named “Ticketbleed,” since it leaks SSL session identities like the famed Heartbleed, the vulnerability is in the transport layer security (TLS) stack of certain F5 products that allows a remote attacker to extract up to […]

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Forum Systems to Explore API Security Fundamentals in March Event Series

By Forum Systems

API Summits in London and Amsterdam to Focus on Best Practices in Mitigating API Architecture Threats BOSTON, February 28, 2017 – Forum Systems Inc. today announced it will host an event series in March focused on examining the fundamentals of API security. At API Summits in London and Amsterdam, Forum Systems CTO Jason Macy and […]

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Forum Systems Wins 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Privileged Access Management

By Forum Systems

Recognized in API Security with Customer Traction, Demonstrable Results and Best-in-Class Technology BOSTON, February 16, 2017 – Forum Systems Inc. today announced that the company has been honored as a 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Award winner. The Forum Sentry API Security Gateway has been recognized as a leading technology in Privileged Access Management. The announcement was […]

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London (API Summit) Calling: Is Your Modern Architecture Secure?

By Forum Systems

Last week, Gartner forecasted “that 8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2017.” The analyst firm predicts that that number will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. What’s enabling this uber-connectivity? APIs, of course! They are the “connective tissue” fueling IoT as well as cloud and mobility. Unfortunately, security practices in our modern […]

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How to Build a Secure OAth Solution in Less Than 5 Minutes

By Anthony Lonergan

In our last post, Protecting Against OAuth Hacks, our CTO, Jason Macy, discussed the latest reported OAuth 2.0 hack “One OAuth 2.0 hack, 1 Billion Android App Accounts potentially exposed“. In the post, we discussed how the Forum Sentry API Security Gateway implements OAuth end-to-end and is not vulnerable to this recently reported vulnerability. To […]

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The (In)Security of IoT

By Jason Macy

In October, one of the signature security events in the history of the internet occurred. Dyn, the well-known cloud-based internet performance management company, suffered a massive DDoS attack on its managed domain name server infrastructure. The impact was widespread. Dyn quickly confirmed the Mirai botnet was the primary source attacking “10s of millions of discrete […]

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Forum Systems to Share API Security Insights at KuppingerCole’s European Identity & Cloud Conference

By Forum Systems

CTO Jason Macy to Lead Workshop on Achieving Compliance with PSD2, Open Banking Standards, and GDPR BOSTON, May 2, 2017 – Forum Systems Inc. today announced that CTO Jason Macy will explore API security best practices and establishing compliance with emerging API-based industry standards at the European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017 (EIC). Now in […]

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