Akamai Developer Webinar: Introducing Akamai API Gateway

Akamai API Gateway is now available, and we’d like to invite you to an info-packed webinar to give you the full scoop. In short, API Gateway uses the Akamai Intelligent Platform to deliver API functionality at the edge, which means every Akamai edge server becomes an API gateway. As...

Categories: APIs, Events

How-To: Replacing HMAC Secrets with RSA Keys to Validate Tokens

Akamai’s JSON Web Tokens (JWT) validation capability uses RSA-256 (see the RSA cryptography specifications here) to validate the digital signature of a token. We elected to use the RSA algorithm over HMAC because we did not feel that passing secrets around was very secure. However, we recognize that many...

Categories: APIs, Security

Announcing Akamai API Gateway

With the explosive growth of APIs enabling more innovation and powering more clients, it has become more critical than ever to optimize API delivery and management in every way you can. And Akamai is ready to help you get there: Today Akamai is proudly announcing the general availability of...

Categories: APIs

Maximize API Security with API Gateway and Kona Site Defender

APIs are a key catalyst in digital transformation, empowering companies to create new and innovative business models. At the same time, APIs can increase threat vulnerability and attack surface. A lack of appropriate API protection can expose you to downtime and malicious attacks, including unintended misuse by legitimate users....

Categories: APIs

Improve API Performance with Caching

When it comes to API caching, we’ve found that many developers want to get a deeper understanding of how it works and the benefits it provides. We’ve also observed that adoption of API caching has been limited by a lack of tools to define and manage caching rules for...

Categories: APIs