The proliferation of smartphones, tablets and wearables as well as technology advances like HTML5 have lead to an explosion of APIs across the enterprise. Forcing legacy web access management (WAM) systems or expensive gateway appliances into this new API economy leads to headaches and frustration as well as significant expense.
It is important to secure your APIs using mature identity standards as well as state-of-the-art authentication and authorization protocols. It is important to
— Personalize experience by leveraging identity instead of restricting access based on obsolete access controls.
— Create a secure user experience based on proven identity standards.
— Quickly and easily audit for fraud and compliance.