Technology Record - Issue 28: Spring 2023

26 MARKETWATCH Synack has launched an application programming interface (API) penetration testing capability to provide coverage for headless API endpoints that are increasingly exposed to attackers. API abuse is now the most frequently exploited attack vector in data breaches involving enterprise web applications, according to Gartner. With the new capability, Synack is providing customers with the tools – as well as the expertise of its global community of security researchers – to address API-specific vulnerabilities across their environments. The firm provides customers with detailed proof-of-coverage reports so they can centralise their API documentation while staying one step ahead of threats. Learn more about API testing from Synack at: Synack delivers new API security capability Photo: Unsplash/Usman Yousaf Photo: iStock Marco VDM AVEVA is to transition to a subscription model for solutions across its portfolio to make it easier for customers to fulfil their business needs. AVEVA says its Flex subscription programme will revolutionise the way industrial software is purchased and consumed – and that it can help reduce upfront costs as much as 65 per cent, while enabling flexibility and scalability to respond to changing business needs, industry standards and regulatory requirements. Customers can trade in their existing perpetual licences for subscriptions spanning any mix of cloud, hybrid and on-premises solutions across the design-operate-optimise industrial life cycle. New licences for major engineering and operations solutions in AVEVA’s software portfolio are now subscription only, and the company has set a target to transition 80 per cent of customer licences from perpetual to subscription models by 2025. Learn more: AVEVA moves to subscription model to drive industrial innovation