AWS Security Blog

Category: Financial Services

AWS User Guide to Financial Services Regulations and Guidelines in Switzerland and FINMA workbooks publications

AWS is pleased to announce the publication of the AWS User Guide to Financial Services Regulations and Guidelines in Switzerland whitepaper and workbooks. This guide refers to certain rules applicable to financial institutions in Switzerland, including banks, insurance companies, stock exchanges, securities dealers, portfolio managers, trustees and other financial entities which are overseen (directly or […]

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Comprehensive Cyber Security Framework for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks (UCBs)

We are pleased to announce a new Amazon Web Services (AWS) workbook designed to help India Primary (UCBs) customers align with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidance in Comprehensive Cyber Security Framework for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks (UCBs) – A Graded Approach. In addition to RBI’s basic cyber security framework for Primary (Urban) Cooperative […]

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2021 FINMA ISAE 3000 Type 2 attestation report for Switzerland now available on AWS Artifact

AWS is pleased to announce the issuance of a second Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) ISAE 3000 Type 2 attestation report. The latest report covers the period from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021, with a total of 141 AWS services and 23 global AWS Regions included in the scope. A full list of certified services […]

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AWS publishes FINMA ISAE 3000 Type 2 attestation report for the Swiss financial industry

May 4, 2021: We’ve added links to download this post translated into French or German. March 23, 2021: We’ve updated this post to note that the report covers 22 global AWS Regions. Gaining and maintaining customer trust is an ongoing commitment at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our customers’ industry security requirements drive the scope and […]

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How financial institutions can approve AWS services for highly confidential data

November 19, 2021: We made minor updates to this post, such as updating the number of services in scope for SOC compliance from 124 to 141. January 18, 2021: We made minor updates to this post, such as updating the number of services in scope for SOC compliance from 122 to 124. July 21, 2020: […]

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Tips for building a cloud security operating model in the financial services industry

My team helps financial services customers understand how AWS services operate so that you can incorporate AWS into your existing processes and security operations centers (SOCs). As soon as you create your first AWS account for your organization, you’re live in the cloud. So, from day one, you should be equipped with certain information: you […]

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