Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

 February 17th, 2021
 5:00pm
 Online at https://cmich.webex.com/cmich/j.php?MTID=m73c7337b771973d8a187adcdb0ef10ed  

Software development is becoming increasingly reliant on using third-party services accessed through APIs. APIs could be simple, but it is a heavy weight when it comes to exposing your IT assets to unofficial or illegitimate use. This talk aims to help students understand overall implications of API, including information security, data management, legal risk management, and licensing costs.

Dr. Malhotra is an award-winning researcher known for his work in Open Source and API data management. He conceptualized world's first "API Composition Analysis" based on source code static analysis. He founded TeejLab in 2017 and steered the team to build, API Discovery™, world's first comprehensive end-to-end API Management platform. He concurrently holds Adjunct Professor positions at the University of British Columbia, University of Victoria and University of Northern BC.