There has been a rapid growth of APIs over the last several years, and APIs have become a core component of many organizations business model. Join us on February 28th, 2023 to learn about key API security risks and protections to be considered for APIs.
Quite a while back, I used to use Tkinter/TK library quite often. Here’s a blog I wrote back in 2012 showcasing a XenServer client that connects to a Citrix XenServer or XenServer pool; the client can also perform management tasks and provides some advanced monitoring features. I create the UI for this app by leveraging the Tkinter/Tk library. Lately, I’ve written a few small utilities for different purposes and found Tkinter handy to quickly get up and going with a few buttons that perform some function when clicked. I wasn’t trying to be fancy in this case; just a basic UI shell I could quickly leverage and incorporate as a foundation for other small utilities. I went ahead and published it on Github for anyone just getting started, and below is the link to the code and a brief description. Continue reading →
If you read my prior blog posts, Managing Multiple Python Versions and Packages and Managing Multiple Python Installs and Packages with Pyenv and Pipenv, you’re aware of how I prior used Pyenv and Pipenv to install, manage, and use multiple python runtimes and associated python packages. More recently I tried asdf and was blown away by the simplicity and ability to use it for managing multiple runtimes for different languages (not just Python) with one CLI tool. asdf is a tool version manager and employs a plugin architecture, so, for instance, you can install Python plugin and the Node.js plugin if you require multiple runtimes for both. You can read more on the asdf site here. In this post, I show you how you can quickly get going using asdf; my instructions below are specific to MacOS. Continue reading →
Checkout my latest video on some of the new Cloudflare security and WAF capabilities below or directly on the Cloudflare YouTube channel here.
Cloudflare Security Analytics, WAF Attack Score, and Uploaded Content Scanning further enhance Cloudflare security and WAF capabilities. Security Analytics brings together all Cloudflare security detection capabilities in one place to show a detailed understanding of a site’s traffic and threats. WAF Attack Score via machine learning scores every request with a probability of it being malicious. Uploaded Content Scanning scans content being uploaded to your application for malicious content.
Checkout my latest video on Cloudflare API Gateway below or directly on the Cloudflare YouTube channel here. A growing proportion of Internet traffic is API traffic. Securing, managing, and monitoring API Endpoints has become critical; Cloudflare API Gateway can help.
Cloudflare API Gateway provides many capabilities for API visibility, security, abuse protection, and management. In this video, we discuss Cloudflare API Gateway benefits, traffic flow, end user workflow, and walkthrough a demo highlighting API Gateway capabilities/features. Also, see my prior post on Cloudflare API Gateway: Cloudflare API Shield Adds API Endpoint Management and Metrics
Checkout the below video on Cloudflare Bot Management and ridding the Internet from CAPTCHAs where I also show a demo and walk through features/capabilities. Watch directly below or on the Cloudflare YouTube channel here.