IT for Financial Institutions

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Increasingly stringent compliance regulations and adept cybercriminals are driving a dire need for robust IT solutions in the financial sector.

As technology advances, financial institutions are moving more personally identifiable information (PII) from in-house data centers to cloud-based repositories to increase security and cut down on maintenance costs. 

Because of the increasing role that IT plays in the daily operations of financial institutions, outsourcing services to a dedicated MSP is becoming a popular option.

Collaborating with a partner like Peters & Associates that understands the unique security and compliance needs of financial institutions. We will help ensure that the IT infrastructure can stand up to cyber threats and compliance audits.

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Some of our top services for financial institutions include:

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Regulatory Compliance Support

We understand the importance of compliance in the financial industry. Peters & Associates has endured the rigors of an audited, NIST-based examination to achieve CompTIA Security Trustmark+ designation that demonstrates our commitment and expertise to security and compliance. Whether you are looking to address specific compliance challenges or seeking guidance to identify compliance gaps and security concerns, we can help.

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Security

We offer a robust suite of security services, from ongoing network monitoring to advanced security tactics. Whether you’re looking to shore up your employees’ security awareness or take a deep dive into your network vulnerabilities and potential threats, we can help you secure your business. 

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Backup as a Service

Secure data backups are one of the most critical tools in incident response and data loss prevention plans. Our PULSE Backup Management service helps ensure that your vital data is backed up, current, and recoverable in the event of a disaster.

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Disaster Recovery

Having a strong disaster recovery plan safeguards your critical information in the event of an emergency, allowing you to get back to business faster after an incident. We offer a comprehensive approach to Incident Response Planning (IRP) to ensure your data is fully protected.

Incident Response Plan (IRP) Checklist

The sensitive nature of financial information means that banks are an irresistible target for bad actors. Having an Incident Response Plan (IRP) is both essential to minimizing disruptions and required by federal regulators.
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In-House vs Co-Managed IT 

IT requirements for security and compliance are becoming increasingly complex for community banks. Is it time you consider the idea of sharing responsibility with an IT managed services provider?

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Peters & Associates is a Chicago-based IT service provider that specializes in the financial sector. We support over 100 financial-related organizations with managed services, security services, compliance work, audit remediation, technical architecture, and systems implementation. Members of Peters’ staff have held various leadership positions in the financial sector, allowing us to understand the unique challenges financial organizations face. Some of the best evidence of our expertise and commitment to security and compliance excellence is our CompTIA Security Trustmark+ Certification. The CompTIA Security Trustmark+ is a comprehensive review of the security posture of any IT business, applicable across multiple industries and compliance regulations.

Peters & Associates can help your financial institution securely manage or co-manage your financial organization’s IT infrastructure. Our holistic approach to security and compliance will ensure you’re protected now and in the future against cyber threats, compliance audits, and data breaches. With over 100 years of combined banking experience, Peters can help you identify and plan for gaps in security, compliance, and more. Contact our team of security experts today.