Internal API security and governance

Outstanding governance and security

Everything you need for an effective API-first strategy

Governance and security are the cornerstones of a successful API-first approach. They allow you to build a secure, scalable and flexible business across multiple regions with multiple teams.

Tyk provides you with the right mechanisms for innovation. Our powerful capabilities mean you can focus on the business logic of what you need your applications to do, not how you’re going to make them do it.

We do the legwork so that your API programs can shine. With Tyk, you can ensure that your APIs are part of an effective, competitive strategy that supports you to achieve your goals.

API governance involves policies, regulations, best practices, standards… and Tyk delivers it all. We help ensure that people have the right capabilities, without risking anything getting broken by mistake. With Tyk, people can do the right things, better.

Using Tyk’s API management platform delivers on the security front as well. We provide everything you need, so that you can focus on rapid API product development, scaling up, down and horizontally as your business needs demand.

We simplify governance and security, without making you re-architect your stack.

Agility, simplicity and scalability

Easily manage an omni-channel experience

Tyk handles multi-region and multi-cloud requirements and different architectural styles without adding another system on top of your stack. We help you become more efficient, not more bloated.

Dynamic, comprehensive capabilities

Tyk is hugely flexible, because organisations don’t stand still. Components change, teams grow and compliance regulations spring up. Tyk provides dynamic, comprehensive governance capabilities that support an API-first approach now and in the future.

The ideal foundations for growth

You need a governance strategy to get the best out of your APIs. Done right, effective API governance can be the driving factor behind the success of your API-first business. It can deliver stability, security and scalability – the perfect foundation upon which to build.

Security made simple

Securing internal APIs is critical. But the right security solution can deliver so much more than that. Tyk is that solution.

With Tyk’s full lifecycle API management platform, you don’t need to fret about building in security for every API and every microservice – it’s already there. We update our security elements continuously, so that they filter from your API management layer to every part of your stack.

The result? An incredibly agile solution that simplifies security, either straight out of the box or through custom requirements – whatever makes most sense for your business.

When governance and security are paramount: Modulr case study

Solid security with built-in flexibility

Tyk delivers superb access control, so you can manage your keys better and manage your tokens better.

We’re also vendor agnostic, so you don’t have to reimagine your existing stack – instead, Tyk embraces and enhances it.

Simple and adaptable, whatever your needs

Key hashing, support for TLS and SSL, whitelisting, certificate pinning and more. Tyk supports various ways to secure your APIs, including:

  • Bearer Tokens
  • HMAC
  • JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
  • Multi Chained Authentication
  • OAuth 2.0
  • OpenID Connect

Easy integration with existing security systems

Do you already have security systems in place? No problem – Tyk can help here too. Tyk provides dynamic client registration and integrates with existing Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) and makes them easier to use.

Time to tackle those security risks

Are you looking to address particular risks or security threats? Proper implementation of API management, with Tyk’s sound governance and security solution, can tackle the majority of the OWASP Top Ten for web apps, including broken authentication, excessive data exposure, lack of resources and rate limiting, broken function level authorisation, security misconfigurations, improper asset management and insufficient logging and monitoring.

Dive into our security documentation