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Cloud solutions for BaFin-regulated banks and insurance companies

We help BaFin-regulated industries (FSI) to overcome IT security and compliance challenges

Skaylink supports banks and insurance companies (Financial Services Industry, FSI) to implement their digital strategy in a compliance-conforming manner, taking BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Germany) requirements into account. We simplify complex processes through automated work steps that are efficiently tailored to customer needs. It is not only about the technical implementation but also about the interaction between the IT department and business unit. The aim of the insurers’ IT departments must be to quickly and flexibly adapt products, business processes and customer channels to the requirements of business units and customers. Ongoing changes and new requirements are leading to great expectations towards infrastructures, data processing and security. With the help of our experts and the experience they gained from various projects in the FSI environment, we accompany our customers safely on their digital journey.

Your benefits

BaFin / VAIT

Expertise and consulting services for implementing topics around digitization, taking into account regulatory requirements (BaFin – Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Germany) / VAIT – Supervisory Requirements for IT in Insurance Untertakings, Germany)


Taking a holistic view of security (e.g., using AWS Security Assessment to ensure secure operations in regulated industries)

Best Practices

Extensive experience and expertise as regards the whole spectrum of regulatory requirements (internal and external requesters)


Concrete steps to achieve improved agility and scaling through modernization of outdated systems

Success Stories (Examples)

AWS Control Tower – secure multi-account setup at the push of a button

For a big data project for Roland Rechtsschutz, Skaylink was able to provide support with their AWS expertise for highly regulated industries.

What does Skaylink offer?

  • Skaylink has been strongly engaged in the FSI environment for over twenty years now – well before the public cloud
  • Outstanding partnerships with AWS and Microsoft for the FSI
  • Skaylink is the first AWS Security Competency Partner in the German-speaking DACH region (Germany, D – Austria, A – Switzerland, CH) and since 2022 the first DACH-wide AWS Professional Services Partner for security issues
  • Since 2012, we have accompanied Germany’s leading insurance companies on their way to AWS cloud solutions
  • We understand the industry and, based on many years of experience, our experts are able to offer support in the following key areas: technology, organization processes, regulatory requirements and compliance, project management

Examples from the Skaylink portfolio

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AWS IT Security und Compliance Seminar for the FSI

Our seminar highlights FSI-specific issues regarding regulatory requirements, such as those of BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Germany), IT security and compliance, based on our longstanding experience in the financial services sector. What kind of action have other customers taken, what needs to be paid attention to, and what challenges can be solved directly?

Onepager Security Assessment

Evaluating the security posture of your AWS environment using AWS Security Assessment

The participation of internal and external AWS experts as well as stakeholders of your company contributes to a comprehensive picture of the security situation. The AWS Security Assessment covers issues related to data protection, infrastructure, identity & access management, event detection, and incident response.

Onepager KMU Datenschutz at AWS

Datenschutz@AWS – Seminar für mittelständische Unternehmen

Dieser Workshop hilft Ihnen und Ihren Datenschützern dabei, FAQs bezüglich AWS und Datenschutz strukturiert zu diskutieren und zu verstehen. Im Anschluss können Sie Cloud-Vorhaben unter Einhaltung des Datenschutzes starten bzw. fortführen.

Skaylink consulting services

Our cloud experts for AWS and Azure offer you the complete portfolio for your digital transformation from a single source. How can we help you? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Adrian Wnek
Principal Cloud Consultant 

“We have been helping customers from the insurance world move to the cloud since 2012. Cloud usage is becoming more and more common and provides a broad basis for our customers’ future business in the world of finance and insurance.”

Weitere Case Studies

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