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Case Study

Public Cloud Governance & Controls

Customer Challenge

  • Review existing organisation and processes governing the use of externally hosted IT services to improve public cloud governance
  • Assess effectiveness of organisational controls against regulatory standards and Financial Services Industry best practice
  • Identify improvements to provide better balance of control vs enablement for business units looking to adopt public IaaS

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How Citihub Consulting Helped

  • Performed interview-based assessment to document the current governance structure and Public Cloud request/review process
  • Used Citihub Consulting’s Cloud Control Objectives framework to map existing standards and processes against MAS, HKMA and FCA cloud guidelines
  • Provided a heat-map assessment to show coverage of existing controls compared to regulatory guidelines and also to the level achieved by peer banking organisations

Client Benefits

  • Developed a taxonomy of externally hosted IT services
  • Developed a Target Operating Model with which to drive Service Management Integration for public IaaS Providers
  • Made specific recommendations for cloud controls improvements