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How System Integration solutions with native RPA tools Boost Third-Party Risk Management under DORA

by Alex Diner, Business Development Manager

The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is a regulatory framework introduced by the European Union to ensure the digital resilience of financial services institutions and their information and communications technology (ICT) providers. DORA aims to establish a robust approach to operational risk management in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. System integration and robotic process automation (RPA) tools play a crucial role in helping organizations achieve compliance under DORA, particularly in the area of third-party risk management.

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First and foremost, system integration tools allow financial institutions to connect disparate systems and data sources into a cohesive digital ecosystem. By unifying data from various third-party providers, institutions can gain a comprehensive view of their operational landscape and better monitor the performance and security of their third-party partners. This integration streamlines reporting processes and enhances transparency, making it easier for organizations to assess and manage risks associated with third-party services.

In addition to system integration, RPA tools can automate repetitive and rule-based tasks, providing significant benefits in terms of efficiency and accuracy. For instance, RPA can be used to automate the monitoring of third-party performance and compliance, ensuring that institutions have up-to-date information on their partners' operational resilience. Automated alerts and notifications can be set up to identify potential issues quickly, allowing organizations to take corrective action before risks escalate.

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Moreover, RPA tools can help financial institutions comply with DORA's requirements for incident reporting and communication. By automating the collection and analysis of incident data, RPA can streamline the process of identifying significant ICT incidents and reporting them to relevant authorities within the required timeframe. This level of automation reduces the burden on compliance teams and minimizes the risk of human error.

In conclusion, system integration and RPA tools play a vital role in helping financial institutions achieve compliance under DORA, especially in managing third-party risks. These technologies provide the means to integrate systems, automate tasks, and enhance transparency and reporting processes. By adopting these tools, organizations can strengthen their operational resilience and navigate the evolving regulatory landscape with confidence.

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