5 Golden Rules for Great Web API Design

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Ever found yourself wondering “what were they thinking?” when integrating a web service via its API? If not, you’ve been far luckier than I have. Any software developer knows how easy it is to let a project devolve into spaghetti code, and web APIs are no less prone to resulting in a tangled web. But it doesn’t need to be that way. In truth, it’s possible to designgreat web APIs that people will actually enjoy using, and that you’ll enjoy creating as well. But how? The answer to that question is what this post is all about. Perspective Most of … Read More

House panel hears retailers’ concerns about chip-and-signature cards

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Three small business owners say they support PIN-with-chip cards to protect against fraud Three representatives of small businesses said at a U.S. House hearing Wednesday that new chip-embedded credit cards need to have added PIN security instead of the chip and signature favored by most banks and card companies. The hearing took place nearly three weeks after an Oct. 1 deadline for retailers to update their payment terminals to accept chip cards or face liability for card fraud. “I am game to go the route to [chip card support] but would really like to feel what I’m doing is really … Read More

10 tips for spotting a phishing email

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Phishing emails flow into inboxes year-round, especially during the holidays. Here are some clues to help your users spot “fishy” emails This is a post that expands upon one of my previous posts, 3 steps to identify a potential phishing email. Every day countless phishing emails are sent to unsuspecting victims all over the world. While some of these messages are so outlandish that they are obvious frauds, others can be a bit more convincing. So how do you tell the difference between a phishing message and a legitimate message? Unfortunately, there is no one single technique that works in … Read More