VP Innovation at Axway, Co-founder at Vordel

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QCon London Roundup

The folks at Motwin have a great roundup of QCon London, which took place earlier this month. I'm happy to say they included my talk on Security for Mobile APIs, and that they use secure API Key practices:
API key sniffing: is all the more easier that often the security keys are passed in the url as a query parameter or a header. Mark mentioned the Amazon way to secure the API: a HMAC for signing each request and an access key ID to identify the client. Good point for us! That’s what we do with streamdata.io 

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Mark O'Neill is VP Innovation at Axway - API and Identity. Previously he was CTO and co-founder at Vordel, which was acquired by Axway. A regular speaker at industry conferences and a contributor to SOA World Magazine and Cloud Computing Journal, Mark holds a degree in mathematics and psychology from Trinity College Dublin and graduate qualifications in neural network programming from Oxford University.