API Security Tutorial

  • PKI Management

    • How to generate a key pair on Mac OS X

      How to generate a key pair on Mac OS X

      In this tutorial, you will learn how to generate keys on a Mac OSX system. The keys generated here are for testing purposes only and are self-signed. The public certificate generated can then be used for SSL Mutual Authentication to Forum Sentry.Read More »
    • Signer Groups and CRLs for API Security

      Signer Groups and CRLs for API Security

      In this tutorial, we will show how to enable and manage Signer Groups and CRLs rapidly for establishing APIs security using Forum Sentry API Gateway.Read More »
    • Key Generation and Certificate Signing Request

      Key Generation and Certificate Signing Request

      SSL-protocol and data-level encryption are both based on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) that uses public-private key pairs for asymmetric cryptography. Generating such key pairs is one of the first steps for enabling privacy.Read More »
  • SSL

    • Simple Steps for Securing Browser Traffic through Forum Sentry

      Simple Steps for Securing Browser Traffic through Forum Sentry

      Many Forum Sentry use cases involve proxying (forward or reverse) browser based (HTML, JavaScript, etc) data through the Sentry API Gateway. These use cases often involve secure SSL Termination, Single Sign On (SSO) for web portals as well as security scanning of the data. The Forum Sentry API Gateway is often used as a secure […]Read More »
    • How to generate a key pair on Mac OS X

      How to generate a key pair on Mac OS X

      In this tutorial, you will learn how to generate keys on a Mac OSX system. The keys generated here are for testing purposes only and are self-signed. The public certificate generated can then be used for SSL Mutual Authentication to Forum Sentry.Read More »
    • Protecting your API Listener through SSL

      Protecting your API Listener through SSL

      In this tutorial, you will learn how to rapidly protect your corporate APIs by providing a centralized SSL policy for your service. We will use three components for this tutorial: (i) TempConvert - a publicly available service that will be the corporate service that you plan to protect through SSL (ii) Forum Sentry to enable centralized API security via an SSL policy (iii) SOAPSonar used as a testing tool.Read More »
    • SSL Policies for securing your APIs

      SSL Policies for securing your APIs

      Learn how to set SSL policies for your XML, JSON, HTML, SOAP traffic and the benefits of using Forum Sentry for protecting your SOA, API components.Read More »
  • REST

    • Forum Sentry Tutorial: REST-to-SOAP Conversion

      Forum Sentry Tutorial: REST-to-SOAP Conversion

      REST-to-SOAP conversion is a common use case for the Forum Sentry API Gateway and can be easily configured with Forum Sentry’s point-and-click interface. Coding or XLST is not required to enable this conversion. Read More »
    • How to create a REST policy in Forum Sentry

      How to create a REST policy in Forum Sentry

      In this tutorial, we will show how to create a REST policy in Forum Sentry. As an API gateway, Forum Sentry provides the ability to lockdown APIs generating XML and JSON traversing within and enterprise network.Read More »