Open banking is revolutionizing how people across the globe spend their money but it’s also opening up financial institutions to security threats they haven’t faced before.

Why Open Banking Matters

The open banking movement is building momentum globally. The use of open APIs enables banks to partner with FinTechs to build new and better digital experiences, but is also generating massive volumes of API calls, which is causing latency and security issues and growing costs in legacy environments.

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How F5 Can Help

F5’s API-first designed solutions maximize performance by reducing the average response time to serve an API call and minimizes the footprint and complexity of the gateway. Moreover, F5 security solutions are safeguarding APIs and Shape is mitigating API fraud and abuse.

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Regardless of how many APIs connect to your open banking platform, F5 has your API performance and security covered.

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Secure, Open API Gateways

Banks must allay consumer fears about the risk of fraud or data breaches in adopting open banking practices. To build that essential trust, you must develop strategies to modernize your apps by implementing an application security strategy for 360° protection that goes beyond just testing for software vulnerabilities.

API Performance

In many open banking applications, every millisecond matters. With F5, you can achieve previously impossible speeds through real-time APIs. Take Capital One’s developer portal. F5 technology has enabled them to scale applications to 12 billion operations per day, with peaks of 2 million operations per second at latencies of just 10–30 milliseconds.

Supporting use cases

Secure APIs and Third-Party Integrations

Securely manage APIs across any data center or cloud using a simple, fast, and scalable multi-cloud architecture.

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Manage Aggregator Risk

Securely enable financial aggregators to innovate and deliver customer value.

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Integrate Security and Performance into CI/CD Pipelines

Automate security and performance policies into your code pipeline to keep things running smoothly and securely across clouds.

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API Management

Discover, develop, and deploy APIs across any environment using simple, fast, and scalable multi-cloud API management solutions.

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A-Pac report


Embracing the Open Banking Opportunity in Asia Pacific

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Abstract particles blog


API Gateways are the New Strategic Control Points (But Still Lack Security)

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The Global Open Banking Infographic Series by Twimbit


The Global Open Banking Infographic Series by Twimbit

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Explaining Open Banking and API Security

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PSD2-Compliant Strong Customer Authentication

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Banking trends


African Bank Delivers Omnichannel Banking Experience with Microservices

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Open Banking: U.S. Financial Institutions Strive to Balance High Performance and Low Latency with Consumer Privacy Concerns

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Secure the FDX API to Defend Data in Open Banking

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A Modern Approach to Banking with Red Hat OpenShift and F5

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Next Steps

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