What to Know about APIs, the “On-Ramps to the Digital World”
By Tripwire Guest Authors on Tue, 10/04/2022
An application programming interface, or API, is a defined process that allows data to be shared between applications or programs. Each API consists of a set of rules that dictates how communication occurs between a client and a server or external program. The required request format, the authentication process, and the encryption of data all have set guidelines so that the API knows what...