Unicom is an IT Managed Service Provider focused primarily on the IT compliance and security compliance needs of the highly regulated community bank vertical market. Unicom is the go-to IT firm for community banks to assist in their preparation for audits and examination. Unicom’s expert community bank compliance consultants stand ready to plan and execute remediation of any recommendations or findings.
Unicom offers all aspects of IT support, consulting, management, products, internet security, documentation, reporting, and network infrastructure that meet or exceed all regulatory requirements. Additional services include Disaster Recovery Plan and testing, Network Documentation, Strategic Plan, Audit Remediation, and management/IT Steering committee meeting attendance.
Within the core of Unicom’s Managed Services platform are all necessary components to provide the highest level of proactive support through 24×7 monitoring and alerting on all critical systems. The result goal of this service is to maintain the highest level up-time and the lowest mean-time to recover from any system failure.
Unicom specializes in Microsoft and third-party patch management and with their automated deployment will ensure all compliance needs are met. Reports are presented monthly or as needed to validate the patch status.
Within the core services are a fully managed Anti-Virus and Malware deployment. This product dies include continual updates as new exploitations are discovered.
Unicom will provide best practice documents for server and workstation security hardening. The hardening will include Windows and VMware, if used. As part of this service, Unicom will implement the hardening policy.
As required or needed, Unicom can assume the role of Virtual CIO. While fulfilling such role Unicom will work with the bank to complete necessary planning. These plans will include but not limited to:
- Operating Systems for servers and workstation end of support and planned upgrades
- All hardware end of support monitoring and a replacement plan
- 3-year Strategic Plan, to include budget numbers
- Develop options for a comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan. Unicom will fully implement, test and document to meet requirements
Unicom personnel frequently meet with auditors and examiners to fulfill a void within the client’s management. Prior to the audits, Unicom offers a pre-audit preparation review service which follows a proprietary checklist that is a living document based upon regulatory changes and audit/exam experience. With this level of compliance knowledge, our clients are assured of a very good audit and/or exam.