ABA looks for balanced method to cloud computing adoption

The Federal Trade Commission must promote a balanced method to monetary sector adoption of cloud computing services by leveraging the work of other federal companies and dealing with foreign entities, the American Bankers Association stated today in a letter to the FTC on business practices of cloud provider, or CSPs. The association likewise motivated CSPs to create functions in their base product or services offerings that permit banks to satisfy their compliance requirements for security and resiliency.

The FTC in March provided an ask for discuss CSP organization practices. The company is studying a broad variety of problems connected to market power, organization practices impacting competitors and prospective security threats, according to the demand. In its remark letter, ABA kept in mind the difficulties banks deal with in working out agreements with CSPs, performing due diligence and continuous tracking, handling concentration threat and reliances on CSPs, and migration from one cloud service provider to another. Many banks utilize cloud services to react to consumer needs for digital items, boost strength to physical and cybersecurity occurrences, benefit from expense performances relative to keeping tradition IT systems, and support a remote labor force, the association stated.


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