Before Implementing an API, Consider These Risks

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As businesses continue to place an increased reliance on cloud technologies, many services are implementing application programming interfaces (APIs) into their systems as a way to extend the functionality of their systems.  One of the great things about software is that it allows companies to expand the power of their code by allowing third-parties to leverage their platforms. Whether you run a collaboration platform, productivity suite or a database of product reviews, creating an API for your platform allows you to put the data to a better purpose.

By leveraging an API, customers can access crucial assets in a self-service way, helping to reduce internal development costs and allow even small devel…


What Shellshock Means for Datacenter Professionals?

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Keeping your servers protected against major threats is a significant challenge for even the most experienced server administrators. While the heartbleed bug recently sparked waves in the information technology field, a new exploit recently was discovered which is far more devastating. Shellshock, a vulnerability in the Bash command interpreter and parser, which is now allowing attackers to run commands on affected servers even without proper authorization.

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For those unfamiliar with shellshock, the problem occurs when the characters “{ :;};” are included as the function definition. Once that code is entered, any code after that point is executed. A more familiar term for this is, “…


Proper Password Management within the Datacenter

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As consumers continue to put more of their data in “the cloud,” following best security practices is vital to ensuring that your business is able to stay compliant with regulations and also maintain the trust of your customers. For this guide, the focus is on best practices to implement within your code to maintain PCI compliance. For professionals in regulated industries such as finance, legal, or medical you will still need to speak with an expert as the best practices for those industries are more complex.

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Rather than focusing on specific applications, this guide is centered on high level techniques which can be applied across systems with ease. This ensures that regardless of your system operating s…


Site24x7 migrates with Zoho IAM

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Site24x7 authentication has been moved to Zoho IAM.

Sign Up with Site24x7 for a hands on experience of all the Zoho features.

Start enjoying the rich facilities that you get for FREE as a result of this IAM migration.

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Meet Us @ GITEX 2014

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Join Site24x7 at GITEX Technology Week, 12-16 October 2014 – Dubai World Trade Center. We’ll be at the ManageEngine booth in Hall 7, booth # A7-10. Come, join us as we showcase some of our top enterprise IT management solutions. Get to chat with Site24x7 experts and watch live product demos.

See you in Dubai.

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