Mobile Apps, APIs, and Secrets

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With consumers now preferring mobile apps on their portable devices rather than websites on their laptops/desktops, mobile app development is an essential component in any enterprise software product lifecycle. While websites don’t necessarily need APIs to serve their content, APIs are needed in the majority of the use cases for mobile apps. This adds a new layer of complexity in terms of software development, deployment, maintenance, and, as will be explained in this article, security.