Consider the internet like Pandora's Box. The internet has become so powerful because of data and data about data.
For example, when you search the internet for something, you search for data about data. And a search proves to be useful only because someone preserved this information you were seeking somewhere over the internet. As technology advanced to support all this data, so too did the demand for big data applications.
APIs bridge the communication gap between an application and third-party apps. If an API doesn’t work efficiently or effectively, it can negatively impact software quality and business processes.
It’s hard to argue against the need to test APIs. However, how to do API testing can quickly become a confusing process.
Fresh news stories about high-profile hackings or customer data breaches happen every week. And while no organization wants to be the subject of the next reputation-ruining headline, many business leaders still skip over cyber security best practices when interviewing, hiring and onboarding a new outsourced QA partner. How much will it cost? How fast can you make it happen? These QA questions take center stage over many concerns about security.