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Micropole Data Cloud and Digital Transformation consultancy

When the banking sector meets Cybersecurity

Are you currently facing problems related to the security of your information system? Are your internal resources helpless in the face of increasingly sophisticated threats that present major risks?

Our experts at Go Cloud & Security will help you implement effective tools to counter these attacks and identify your vulnerable areas.

Find out how we advised and helped a major player in the banking sector with Cybersecurity issues.

Context

The French banking sector has an exceptional market position with some of the world's leading institutions. This is due in particular to their willingness to invest in all banking markets, ranging from commercial banking to investment and insurance.

A leading bank in the euro zone and a major player in  international banking 

Our client holds key positions in three operating divisions: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services, for retail banking networks and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking, for corporate and institutional clients.

Banking CyberSecurity Micropole Customer Case Study

Challenges

The digital revolution has shaken up all businesses and the banking sector has been no exception! This new model has forced banks to transform their practices and habits by opening up to the outside world, de-siloing services and processing their data to get a 360° view of their customers. Many companies that did not take the path of digitalisation saw themselves gradually collapsing. Banks had no choice but to open up their architecture to become agile and to offer an optimal customer experience. The further digitalisation of financial services has increased banks' exposure to cybercrime and operational IT failures. One of the major players in the banking sector has therefore called on the Go Cloud & Security by Micropole offer to meet these cybersecurity challenges.

Methods and Solutions

Over the course of 18 months, our experts assisted this banking company by auditing its entire IS, AWS infrastructure and devops pipeline. Several security audits at the infrastructure, application, data, API and IOT levels were also carried out in order to evaluate the company's various information systems.

These audits and tests enabled the teams to present comprehensive reports and IS remediation plans.

Benefits

  • Weaknesses identified throughout the IS
  • Remediation and patching of infrastructure, cloud, applications and data.
  • Advice on the implementation of new SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) and threat monitoring tools.
  • Training on the new tools deployed
  • increased security awareness  among Devops teams
  • Organisational advice on security management
Christophe Levier GoCloud&Security Micropole

Compliance & Security

Our experts support the first Cloud project in the banking sector in terms of compliance and security. Very high stakes for a national strategic project.

- Christophe Levier
Director of Go Cloud & Security by Micropole

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