Month: December 2018

Microservices Needs API Security, but API Security Should Not Depend on Microservices

Microservices Needs API Security, but API Security Should Not Depend on Microservices APIs are the interconnect protocol in microservices architectures, and for this reason, API Security is an essential component of microservices security, besides, of course, the service platform security and container security itself. However, microservices architectures present opportunities and challenges for API Security implementation: …

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Advanced Microgateway Functions in a Service Mesh without Adding Gateways

Advanced Microgateway Functions in a Service Mesh without Adding Gateways A recent Gartner report (ID G00373257) defines elegantly a general Service Mesh architecture and how a set of microgateways are needed for East/West or lateral API mediation (Figure 1). Figure 1. (source Gartner Report) A few things worth highlighting in this architecture: The definition of …

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