Compliance Program for Microsoft Cloud
Connect with subject-matter experts to support your internal and external risk, audit, and compliance teams and accelerate your cloud adoption.
Accelerate your cloud adoption with proactive compliance assurance
Identify regulatory challenges
Understand how regulatory changes and cyberthreats affect your cloud environment.
Assess risk proactively
Evaluate your cloud estate’s risk, compliance, and privacy requirements.
Minimize threats continually
Gain insight through continuous risk analysis and oversight across your hybrid cloud estate.
Simplify your compliance journey to the cloud
Ask an expert
Get direct engagement with Microsoft experts to support risk stakeholders in accelerating assessments and approval cycles.
Risk and control mapping
Receive support from Microsoft experts to complete a fixed number of risk-assessment questionnaires.
Learn about the latest regulatory compliance developments directly from Microsoft experts, regulators, and industry peers.
Proactive risk assurance
Get external audit results, updates about your Microsoft estate, changing regulatory compliance requirements, and news about industry-related cloud technologies including external risk management.
Commitment to compliance
Get started with solutions and products that meet the regulatory, security, privacy, and compliance needs of the financial services industry.
Learn more about the Compliance Program
Read about key compliance and security considerations.
Microsoft Compliance documentation
Browse resources to get started with compliance for your organization.
Join the community
See the latest trends, releases, and information on security, compliance, identity, and privacy.
Finance industry solutions
Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services
Explore the financial services solutions that Compliance Program for Microsoft Cloud supports.
Azure for financial services
Offer differentiated customer experiences, enhance risk management, and fight fraud.
Dynamics 365 Finance
Maximize financial visibility and profitability.
Review Microsoft compliance offerings and service assurance documentation.
Understand Microsoft security, compliance, and privacy fundamentals.
Service Trust Portal
Explore content, tools, and resources including audit reports and vulnerability assessments.
Access 300 pre-built assessments for common industry and regional regulations.
Frequently asked questions
Organizations using hybrid cloud services often face challenges when assessing risks and meeting regulatory compliance requirements. Compliance Program for Microsoft Cloud is a fee-based premium program offering personalized support to address these challenges, as well as educational and networking opportunities.
The previous program was open only to enterprises in the financial services industry as defined in the Financial Services Amendment. Microsoft now supports all enterprises with enhanced features in addition to the right to audit.
No. Microsoft will not provide legal advice or representations of your compliance. Conversations will focus on topics where you believe you might be unable to use the cloud based on new or evolving regulations.
It depends on the complexity of the question and the information available. The Compliance Program team works diligently to address inquiries as quickly as possible.
No, the program is a paid package.
Yes, the program is designed to cover all Microsoft cloud services and doesn’t offer pricing for individual cloud services.
No, you don’t need to be a Compliance Program member to exercise your right to audit. However, only members can get help with their assessments from Microsoft experts and have access to confidential artifacts, which may reduce your need for an audit.
Talk to your account team about your transition options.
Most features are new or enhanced, including risk and control mapping and proactive risk assurance. Additionally, Microsoft provides a personal touch that most competitors don’t offer.
No, you must be a member to be invited to the summit. The summit is not available as a fee-based offering.
The R2A and R2E clauses remain in place and are addressed in the Online Service Terms and Data Protection Addendum contract stack as well as industry-specific agreements.
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