The Complete Guide to Broadcom Layer7 API Management as 2020’s Leader Compass

The Complete Guide to Broadcom Layer7 API Management as 2020’s Leader Compass

Article By: Tiffany Kongpachith Broadcom strives to adapt and innovate new ways for the consumers, partners, vendors, etc. API Management is a growing field of advancements for the future. All the information mentioned in this document are referencing what is to come and what to expect in terms of all the APIM products. Additionally, new

How to Troubleshoot a Service in the Layer7 API Gateway

How to Troubleshoot a Service in the Layer7 API Gateway

Article By: Eunice Mushawatu When publishing, managing, and maintaining application programming interfaces (APIs); running into issues every so often is to be expected, especially in the development and staging phases. The Layer7 API Gateway provides a centralized place for all APIs in an organization. It provides the advantage of a single point of entry for

Exposing a SOAP Service as a RESTful Service

Article By: Eunice Mushawatu SOAP – REST Transformation Consuming Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) APIs is difficult for app developers working with web and mobile applications. Many of the older platforms built on SOAP APIs were not designed for integration via the web or to be consumed the way we use Representational State Transfer (REST)

How to Automate Web Service Calls in Symantec Identity Manager Using Policy Xpress (PX)

How to Automate Web Service Calls in Symantec Identity Manager Using Policy Xpress (PX)

Article By: Tiffany Kongpachith Successful identity management requires thorough automation. Symantec Identity Manager’s Policy Xpress (PX) function allows users to automate background functions when running a task set up in Identity Manager. The Policy Xpress (PX) specifically is designed to help automate the creation of endpoints or tasks, but when a task or event is

Differences and Enhancements Between API Developer Portal 3.5 (Classic) vs 4.X (Latest)

Differences and Enhancements Between API Developer Portal 3.5 (Classic) vs 4.X (Latest)

Article By: Tiffany Kongpachith CA/Broadcom API Developer Portal (API Portal) allows API owners to control how APIs are published, enables consumers to discover what services are available, and helps operations teams monitor API performance. API Portal simplifies API integration and discovery for developers and provides them with access to enterprise data to build apps fast.

How To Mitigate OWASP API Security Top 10 Vulnerabilities in Layer7 API Gateway- Lack of Resources & Rate Limiting

How To Mitigate OWASP API Security Top 10 Vulnerabilities in Layer7 API Gateway: Lack of Resources & Rate Limiting

Article By: Eunice Mushawatu The API Security project focuses on strategies and solutions to understand and mitigate the unique vulnerabilities and security risks of APIs. The Top Ten security threats include:1. Broken Object Level Authorization2. Broken Authentication3. Excessive Data Exposure4. Lack of resources and Rate Limiting5. Broken Function Level Authorization6. Mass Assignment7. Security Misconfigurations8. Injection9.

How to Mitigate OWASP API Security Top 10 Vulnerabilities in Layer7 API Gateway- Broken Function Level Authorization

How to Mitigate OWASP API Security Top 10 Vulnerabilities in Layer7 API Gateway: Broken Function Level Authorization

Article By: Eunice Mushawatu The API Security project focuses on strategies and solutions to understand and mitigate the unique vulnerabilities and security risks of APIs. The Top Ten security threats include1. Broken Object Level Authorization2. Broken Authentication3. Excessive Data Exposure4. Lack of resources and Rate Limiting5. Broken Function Level Authorization6. Mass Assignment7. Security Misconfigurations8. Injection9.

How To Configure Layer7 API Gateway for Symantec Siteminder Integration

How To Configure Layer7 API Gateway for Symantec Siteminder Integration

Article By: Eunice Mushawatu Symantec Siteminder is one of the most effective methods of better protecting APIs against unauthorized access. Siteminder protects URLs, and APIs endpoints are exactly that – URLs. This guide is designed to detail how to set up and configure the integration with Siteminder and build a policy that uses Siteminder to

How To Get Layer7 API Gateway FIPS Compliant

How To Get Layer7 API Gateway FIPS Compliant

Article By: Eunice Mushawatu The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2 is a U.S. government standard that defines minimum security requirements for cryptographic modules in information technology products, as defined in Section 5131 of the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996. The layer7 API gateway appliances as of version 10, do not allow

A Beginner’s Guide to Layer7 API Gateway Policy Writing

A Beginner’s Guide to Layer7 API Gateway Policy Writing

Article By: Eunice Mushawatu Your organization has acquired the Layer7 API gateway, and you are ready to take advantage of its capabilities to improve your API management and protect your APIs. Below, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to layer7 API gateway policy writing for the complete beginner, which walks through the basic concepts of