API

What and How about API Call?

APIs are software-to-software interfaces that allow a computer to interact with other computer programs via information networks. This means the application can communicate with other applications and exchange functional information. It enables businesses to use other people’s data or services while maximizing functionality. To integrate and use an API in your app, you need to make an API call…
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API

Access Key – What is Access Key?

With the ever-increasing cybersecurity risks, the need for access keys is increasing. An access key basically authenticates a user/app to grant them access to a system or service, such as an API. Thus, it serves as a valuable security tool. However, access keys are often…
API

API Key vs. Token: What Is the Difference?

Today, developers and businesses frequently use APIs. APIs are a unique technology that allows them to transfer data quickly. For this reason, its use is increasing day by day. Recently, the security of public APIs has been on the agenda frequently. Developers and businesses…
APIAutomation

How to Use the ScreenshotLayer and PDFLayer APIs to Create a Web Page Archiver

In today’s digital age, preserving web pages is critical for a variety of reasons, including compliance, research, and record-keeping. The ScreenshotLayer and PDFLayer APIs make it easier to build a powerful web page archiver. This post will walk you through the steps required to develop a web page archiver and demonstrate the capabilities of these two APIs in our API…
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APISecurity

What Are API Keys? (And Are They Secure?)

In the world of software development and web services, APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) play a crucial role. An API facilitates communication between different systems and allows developers to access and interact with the functionalities of a particular application…
API

How to Hide Your API Key

Today, the use of APIs in software applications has increased considerably. In particular, it started to meet the data needs of many businesses with a third-party API product. The widespread use of API has also created many security problems. Today, the security of APIs is…
APITesting

API Keys: What They Are and How to Use Them Securely in Postman

What is an API Key? An API key is a unique identifier that acts as a security mechanism for APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). It is a long, randomly generated string of characters that is provided by the API provider to the developers or users who want to access the API. The main purpose of an API key is to authenticate the user or application trying to access the API. When a request is…
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API

What Is An API Key? Why And When To Use API Keys

Before we get into what is an API key, let’s recall what is an API. An Application Programming Interface specifies how different software components communicate with one another and are used to develop software. They manage requests sent between programs, the methods used…
APISecurity

The Future Of API Security Is Through Industry Standards

An Application Programming Interface (API) acts as the intermediate layer between the client and the server, facilitating the communication and data exchange between them. According to a recent API security survey conducted by Imvision, 73% of businesses currently use more than 50 APIs. As the use of APIs has surged over the years, the threats for API security are also on the rise. Thus, It is…
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