Overview

IBM Cloud for Financial Services™ is designed to build trust and enable a transparent public cloud ecosystem with the specific features for security, compliance and resiliency that financial institutions require. Banks can confidently host their mission-critical applications in the cloud and transact quickly and efficiently. With an ecosystem of multiple banks and more than 30 independent software vendor (ISV) partners, IBM Cloud for Financial Services offers a new generation of cloud for the enterprise. Financial institutions can now deploy on a public cloud to enable innovation and deliver new, more personalized customer experiences, while managing stringent industry regulations for sensitive data and complex workloads.

Why IBM Cloud for Financial Services?

IBM has deep financial services industry expertise with regulatory domain knowledge informed by IBM Promontory®, a global leader in regulatory compliance consulting.

The IBM Cloud® Security and Compliance Center dashboard and platform enables you to define compliance profiles and monitor and enforce the security and compliance posture across your workloads.

Only the IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Crypto Services offering features keep-your-own-key (KYOK) encryption capabilities, backed by the highest level of security certification — FIPS 140-2 Level 4 — commercially available.

IBM Cloud Framework for Financial Services

The IBM Cloud Framework for Financial Services uniquely enables a collaborative model for implementing security control and compliance. The framework aims to deliver the industry-informed IBM public cloud controls required to operate securely with bank-sensitive data in the public cloud. It provides common operational criteria and a streamlined compliance controls framework for the financial services industry, allowing the growing IBM financial services ecosystem to transact with confidence. .

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