APIs and the Software Supply Chain: What you need to know

The software supply chain is a concept that refers to the processes and technologies used to manage software products over their lifespan. It’s a network of entities involved in the development, distribution, and provisioning of software and is a critical aspect of any industry. As more and more organizations embrace cloud-native architectures and a microservices approach to building software, APIs have evolved from being a conduit of communication between systems to becoming a de facto standard for system integration, including in the components of a software supply chain.