Security, Compliance, and Governance for Financial Services

Operate securely and confidently in the cloud

Simplify cloud security, compliance, and governance with AWS

Financial services institutions improve their ability to meet security and compliance requirements, such as resilience, data locality, data protection and confidentiality, and can simplify cloud governance with AWS services and features.

Customer Stories

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Vanguard improves application resilience

Vanguard uses AWS Well-Architected Framework to improve internal communication of best practices and build more resilient applications.

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AXA scales secure, compliant cloud adoption

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Nasdaq ensures performance and operational excellence

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Experian automates remediation to ensure security

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BBVA enables secure, compliant NFC payments

Building a culture of security with cloud technology

Fortify your financial products and services with security and compliance in the cloud.

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Bolster and simplify security and compliance

Extend capabilities and reduce risk and complexity at scale with the industry’s most extensive solutions for security and compliance automation.

Build and sustain operational resiliency

Meet growing regulatory requirements for operational resiliency with AWS's Region and Availability Zone model – Gartner's recommended approach.

Facilitate compliance assessment and evaluation

Continuous collection of audit data, all on the most secure and compliant cloud infrastructure.

Define risk appetite and policy requirements

Implement cloud risk management practices and controls; and optimize effectiveness and control of the cloud operating model environment.

Accelerate innovation


Secure in the cloud

Gain control and confidence with the most flexible and secure cloud computing environment—supporting 143 security certifications and compliance standards.
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Regulatory and industry compliance

Save time by centralizing compliance checks; reduce risk by continuously collecting audit data and automating reports; and inherit AWS's comprehensive compliance controls.
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Cloud governance

Define requirements for security, cost, and oversight of your cloud journey; optimize processes and ensure compliance; and measure cloud health at scale.
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Get started with select AWS services

Amazon GuardDuty
Protect your AWS accounts with intelligent threat detection
AWS Security Hub
Automate AWS security checks and centralize security alerts
AWS Control Tower
Set up and govern a secure, multi-account AWS environment
AWS CloudTrail
Track user activity and API usage on AWS and in hybrid and multicloud environments
AWS Systems Manager
Manage your resources on AWS and in multicloud and hybrid environments
Amazon CloudWatch
Observe and monitor resources and applications on AWS, on-premises, and on other clouds
AWS Config
Assess, audit, and evaluate configurations of your resources
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AWS Artifact
Automate AWS security checks and centralize security alerts

AWS Compliance Center

Research cloud-related regulatory requirements and how they impact your industry from a single resource center. Identify regulatory requirements around the globe, browse country-specific resources, and discover AWS compliance programs.

Innovate with industry partners

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Thales is a global leader in cybersecurity and in data protection, providing sovereign controls for AWS cloud.

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A leading provider of AI-powered fraud prevention, KYC/AML, and revenue enhancement solutions.

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A trusted, global provider of enterprise cloud HSM and encryption key management solutions.

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Capture and archive electronic communications data to meet compliance, e-discovery and risk management requirements.

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FICO can help fraud and compliance teams create the right balance between risk management and customer experience. 

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S&P Global Market Intelligence’s industry-leading data and models can help you meet analytical and operational challenges from evolving regulatory requirements.

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Discover solutions in AWS Marketplace

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AWS Marketplace makes it easy for financial services institutions to find, buy, deploy, and manage software solutions, including SaaS, in a matter of minutes.

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Programs and resources

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Introduction to AWS Security

Gain insight into AWS's industry-leading approach to security, including controls and product features.

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AWS Cloud Adoption Framework

Identify organizational capabilities that underpin and accelerate successful cloud-powered digital business transformation.

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AWS Well-Architected Framework – Financial Service Lens

Leverage best practices for designing and operating reliable, secure, cost-effective, and sustainable systems in the cloud.

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AWS Security Documentation

Leverage documentation that shows how to configure AWS services to meet your security and compliance objectives.

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AWS Trusted Advisor

Reduce costs and improve security and compliance with recommendations that help you follow AWS best practices.


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CJ Moses on Advancing Security in the Financial Services Industry

AWS Chief Information Security Officer shares three steps that financial institutions can take today to build a strong security culture.

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AWS's Approach to Operational Resiliency in Financial Services

Learn how AWS helps financial services institutions ensure operational resiliency and continuity in an everchanging landscape.

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Leading companies in the financial services industry are already using AWS. Contact our experts and start your own AWS Cloud journey today.