Anyone from the world of finance is accustomed to dealing with regulations, but that isn’t always the case when it comes to data security. Over the past few years there has been a massive increase in malicious cyber attacks and financial institutions were in fact 2017’s most targeted industry for data breaches. In response to this trend the IRS and FTC are taking data security more seriously and cracking down on those who don’t meet industry compliance.
As your partner, Four Winds will implement strategies to ensure your financial institution are in compliance with the required regulations (The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), etc).
Secure Network and Data Protection
In an increasingly wireless world, Four Winds knows how crucial security is to every organization. We strive to protect our client’s sensitive data and information from any unauthorized users.
We utilize WPA-2 Enterprise, the highest standard in secure Wi-Fi to encrypt data traveling between devices and Wi-Fi access points for maximum security. In securing partnership with Four Winds, we ensure that all sensitive data are safe and secure. Learn more.
Financial Management Application Collaboration
Developing a foundation of collaboration that encourages the distribution of knowledge is crucial in reinforcing your financial institution’s internal innovation. Therefore, your financial institution must align team members with the central goals of the company in order to create a more productive working environment and in turn, reach business objectives more efficiently.
As your Managed Service Provider, Four Winds will work with you in implementing a financial management application collaboration tool to ensure the success of your business.
Secure Mobile Connections
Consumer’s desire to access valuable data on various mobile devices have led to the complications of network security for financial institutions. While financial institutions are shifting their network security strategies to keep up with this demand, they must also become wary of the evolving threat in cybersecurity. Cybercrimes throughout the years have been more frequent. In fact, this has been emphasized with the New York State Department of Financial Services’ establishment of their minimum cybersecurity requirements for financial institutions.
To keep up with this growing threat, your financial institution needs a Managed Service Provider (MSP). Fortunately for you, Four Winds is an MSP with the right engineers planning and implementing your IT security strategies to ensure that you can run your business more efficiently.
Natural disasters ranging from floods to hurricanes can be inevitable, especially if your organization’s locations are in Florida. Many financial institutions fail to realize the importance of a disaster recovery plan only to discover the horrific reality that these disasters presents.
Four Winds provides disaster recovery planning services that can ensure the continuity of your non-profit organization. We offer specialized plans tailored for your organization to assist you through the unexpected.
For an industry that aims to retain and increase its long term value and productivity, financial equipment reliability is a crucial component. It is critical that financial companies stay on top of equipment maintenance. In doing so, your business can prevent unplanned technology failures and minimize downtime. Above all, technology failures can cause companies to suffer from negative performances, which is a pain to many companies.
In Four Winds, we specialize in IT services that can be tailored to prevent technology failures from happening. We strive to minimize downtime as well as improve up-time for businesses to improve their business performance.
Reduced Hardware Costs
Hardware maintenance is one of the most crucial parts of maintaining the servers and networks that runs your financial institution. Securing it and keeping it functional is an important job. However, hardware maintenance can be quiet costly.
Thankfully, our team of well qualified engineers can work with you and your business to develop an IT Roadmap tailored to reduce your business’s hardware costs. From providing technical assistance to maintaining your computer systems and networks, Four Winds strives to provide you with a personal service experience, tailored to your own needs.
See how Four Winds can help you by completing our short form and scheduling a network assessment today!