Issue No. 05 - September/October (2009 vol. 13)
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Stephen Farrell , Trinity College Dublin
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
S. Farrell, "API Keys to the Kingdom," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 13, no. , pp. 91-93, 2009.