Issue No.05 - September/October (2009 vol.13)
Stephen Farrell , Trinity College Dublin
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2009.100
Many Web 2.0 services offer Web 2.0 APIs for developers to use. The author reviews one of the security mechanisms that's often included in such Web 2.0 APIs — the use of API keys — and some of the deployment issues associated with their use.
API keys, Web 2.0 APIs, Web 2.0 security, OAuth
Stephen Farrell, "API Keys to the Kingdom", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.13, no. 5, pp. 91-93, September/October 2009, doi:10.1109/MIC.2009.100