CITO Research White Paper: Enterprise API Patterns for Cloud & Mobile

Dan Woods, Chief Analyst CITO Research, outlines enterprise architecture requirements for designing, managing, and protecting APIs and how the emerging API Gateway "proxy" deployment model is speeding deployment across industries. In this model, authentication using OAuth and other lightweight protocols such as REST and JSON are all the rage but Enterprise-class security is still lacking. To present actionable solutions, Dan presents 5 core API patterns for mobile, partner, data control, and PaaS infrastructure with actionable diagrams and a monetization model for APIs.
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The Business of APIs

Written by API Evangelist Kin Lane & technology writer Audrey Watters, The business of APIs is geared for business professionals within organizations seeking to learn more about what APIs are and what they are used for. The Business of APIs also aims to bridge the technical and the business sides of API development. This authors' aims are to help people understand what APIs are, describe who uses them, and to inform people about the different types of APIs that are available. You'll learn where some APIs stumble, as well as the building blocks for a successful API and how to spread adoption while fostering an API ecosystem.
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The Building Blocks of a Successful API

Written by API Evangelist Kin Lane, this white paper is written for developers who want to fast-track the adoption of their APIs. The paper walks through the most common of these building blocks used by 1500 of the most successful APIs that are transforming every industry today. While not all of the building blocks are applicable to every API, Kin Lane reviews the most important factors that should be considered when planning a new API or deploying the next version of an existing API. The goal of the whitepaper is not to provide the details of implementing each of the building blocks, but to highlight the full spectrum of building blocks used by the successful APIs on the Internet today.
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2013 Technology Salary Survey Results

This resource will showcase that technology salaries in the U.S. saw the biggest jump in more than a decade and tech professionals earned a greater than five percent increase in average annual wages. Read about salary trends by skill set, location and more in Dice's new report for 2013.
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Integrate for Insight

Enterprises must learn to understand how best to leverage big data soon, since the amount of data being generated shows no signs of slowing down. See how Oracle offers a broad portfolio of products to help enterprises acquire, manage, and integrate big data with existing information, with the goal of achieving a complete view of business in the fastest, most reliable, and cost effective way.
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Simplify IT – Strive for Simplicity

For technology executives, the mandate to simplify is particularly important, as IT is being pressured to do more with less, with flat or decreasing budgets and fewer resources. Business innovation is increasingly dependent on the application of information technology as well. IT leaders are challenged to architect and build infrastructures that meet 24/7 business demands while remaining within the limitations. While companies are feeling the challenge of tight IT budgets, departmental cuts, and resource constraints, a notable and important business need has emerged: the need to simplify.
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Cloud Integration – A Comprehensive Solution

This white paper describes how to integrate on-premise and cloud applications, including Oracle Cloud applications, with this type of pragmatic, universal perspective. While Oracle, Salesforce, and Workday are used as examples, the principles apply to many vendors. The hub for these integrations are the Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle data integration products, part of Oracle Fusion Middleware, a unified platform that accommodates all types of information systems, deployment models, SaaS vendors, and Platform as a Service (PaaS) infrastructure, anchored by a cohesive set of tools for development, management, security, and governance.
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Shield Your Applications from Catastrophe

Whether they reside on the company's internal servers or are accessible via the Web from desktop PCs or mobile devices, the applications a business uses to run its operations are ever-growing. The number and complexity of enterprise applications, particularly those based on Java and other Web technologies are changing the nature of IT management. Today the entire organization must focus on delivering these applications to internal and external users when and how they need them. IT needs to ensure that applications meet optimal performance levels in terms of business priority and other requirements.
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Extending SSL Security for Internationalized Domains

Most domain names are registered in ASCII characters. However, non-English words that require diacritics cannot be rendered in ASCII. As a result, millions of Internet users struggle online using non-native scripts and languages. IDNs improve the accessibility and functionality of the Internet by enabling domain names in non-ASCII characters. To assure Web site visitors that a Web site belongs to you and you are a legitimate business entity, secure your site with an SSL Certificate and show the Norton Secured Seal verification information in your language. This paper outlines key challenges and solutions.
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Gartner 2012 SIEM Critical Capabilities

The report assesses 12 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance reporting and SIEM deployment use cases. Read the full report to learn why many SIEM vendors are releasing or developing SIEM capabilities - such as behavior profiling and anomaly detection, threat intelligence, and more effective analytics - to support the early detection of targeted attacks.
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Identity and Access Intelligence: Transforming Enterprise Security

In this paper, ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) analysts describe the nature of identity and access intelligence and the factors that are driving this important aspect of security evolution. Learn how Identity and Access Intelligence helps organizations rethink their defense against a wide range of threats, cope with mobile and cloud security challenges and proactively protect sensitive IT assets.
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Avoiding insider threats to enterprise security

IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager helps organizations to securely manage and track the activities of privileged users, thereby reducing the risk of breaches, improving compliance and ensuring accountability. The IBM white paper explains how IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling the use of privileged identities.
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