How to Protect Your IoT Ecosystem from CoAP Security Vulnerabilities

Many Communication Protocols Are Emerging to Satisfy the Unique Parameters of the Internet of Things Ecosystem. Recently, many IoT-based communication protocols have emerged to try and satisfy the unique parameters of an IoT ecosystem. IoT-enabled devices and sensors must … [Read more...]

How to Protect IoT Gateways from Security Vulnerabilities

Although IoT is Promising Innovation, You Must Be Careful About Security Vulnerabilities: On October 2016, Dyn, a Domain Name Server (DNS) company was the target of a massive coordinated distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack leaving the world not able to connect to … [Read more...]

IoT is Busy Innovating, but Where’s the Integration? Thoughts from O’Reilly Solid

Last month, SmartBear was out in full form at O’Reilly Solid, a conference all about the Internet of Things (IoT) [this year]. We chatted with anyone and everyone who is building APIs to support their cool gadgets or back-end systems. What we found was…curious. What is the … [Read more...]

How Beacons and the iBeacon Protocol Fit With the API and the Internet of Things

Forbes called 2015, the Year of the Mobile Beacon.  AdWeek talks about how beacons are already influencing the way we network, get drunk, vacation, shop, and even how we buy sausage. Ten experts at Marketing Land predicted that this year the whole world of mobile marketing … [Read more...]

The API is the Invisible Hand Behind the Internet of Things

When I was a kid, my mom used to tell me that the scanners at K-mart were manned by little elves. Now I know better. Unlike this fantasy elf-driven world, the application programming interface or API is really the driving force behind today’s scanners, tracking that can of … [Read more...]

Barcelona Speaks Out on APIs, IoT, Hypermedia and More! [Video]

APIdays Mediterranean in Barcelona Spain May 6-7 was far from just another conference. It was a unique experience to have so many talented, passionate, and dedicated professionals all in one place collaborating on APIs, microservices, and hypermedia. I had a chance to chat … [Read more...]

Riding The New Wave With API Monitoring [Video]

We had a conversation with Anand Sundaram, our Vice President, Products AlertSite. He has an extensive background in software quality, security and post deployment monitoring having built two load testing products and invented the first post deployment deep transaction … [Read more...]

Testing Challenges Associated with Machine Learning APIs

Introduction Machine learning is a combination of specialized algorithms, data, and automation. The machine is actually an algorithm that learns from past mistakes in order to create a refined solution. The learning process involves training with known data and then testing … [Read more...]

Protocols, Security, and The IoT

Security was top of mind on IoT Day in Boston last week. Industry experts and over 75 guests debated the value around IoT protocols, security, and theory in the upcoming IoT economy. Moderated by Andy Thurai of IBM, panelists included Michael Campbell of MachineShop, Joe … [Read more...]

How does Amazon Dash prove the API economy?

When APIs are present in every corner of your home, computers begin to look a bit passe. It's an obvious progression, right? Amazon now ships certain subscription items like laundry detergent, lotion, breakfast bars, and other replenishables with a cute little plastic … [Read more...]