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open API

open API (public API)

Definition | SearchAppArchitecture

An open API, also known as a public API, is an application programming interface made publically available to software developers.

ODMA (Open Document Management API or Application Program Interface)

Definition | SearchCIO

ODMA (Open Document Management API or Application Program Interface) is an industry standard interface for managing documents that allows users to ...

xAPI (experience API)

Definition | SearchHRSoftware

The xAPI (experience API), also known as Tin Can API, is an open source software specification that provides a set of rules for representing the ...

API management

Definition | SearchAppArchitecture

API management is the process of overseeing application programming interfaces (APIs) in a secure, scalable environment.

WebAuthn API

Definition | SearchSecurity

The Web Authentication API (WebAuthn API) is a credential management application program interface (API) that lets web applications authenticate ...

API security

Definition | SearchAppArchitecture

API security is an overarching term referring to practices and products that prevent malicious attacks on, or misuse of, application program ...

API testing

Definition | SearchAppArchitecture

API testing refers to various methods of software testing used to determine if application programming interfaces (APIs) meet expectations of ...

API endpoint

Definition | SearchAppArchitecture

An API endpoint is a point at which an application program interface (API) -- the code that allows two software programs to communicate with each ...

API gateway

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An API gateway is programming that sits in front of an application programming interface (API) and acts as a single point of entry for a defined ...

API economy

Definition | SearchAppArchitecture

API economy (application programming interface economy) is a general term that describes the way application programming interfaces (APIs) can ...



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • computer worm

    A computer worm is a type of malicious software program whose primary function is to infect other computers while remaining ...

  • Single Sign-On (SSO)

    Single sign-on (SSO) is a session and user authentication service that permits a user to use one set of login credentials (e.g., ...

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a certification issued by ISACA to people in charge of ensuring that an ...



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider.