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IT for Financial Services - Northern VA

IT for Financial Services

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Bringing reliable IT products and management to businesses in the financial sector. 

Finance is the epitome of a data-driven industry. As a result, information technology is an integral part of modern-day financial services. In order to keep up with the rapidly-shifting financial services industry, businesses that work in finance need reliable information systems and comprehensive IT support. 

At First Column IT, we offer IT services and support for all facets of the financial services industry. We offer solutions for:

  • Banking & Exchange
  • Wealth Management
  • Insurance
  • CPAs & Accountants
  • Trust Companies

To keep your business running efficiently, a dedication to excellence and an expert attention to detail is required. Our team of certified professionals are knowledgeable about the specific needs businesses that function inside of the financial industry have, and have solutions for every operational problem technology can solve.

Expert IT consulting saves money and promotes efficiency

No two businesses are the same. That goes double for businesses that operate in finance. When dealing with people’s money, operational effectiveness needs to be maintained. Your business needs an expert perspective in order to get to the bottom of your operational inefficiencies.

At First Column IT, we offer comprehensive consulting for businesses in the financial industry. With the speed and importance of the transactions your organization makes, maintaining a reliable, secure, and compliant IT infrastructure is key. Our knowledgeable consultants can design an innovative solution that completely works for your company today and in the future.

Security-minded experts handle all your compliance needs

If data security and regulatory compliance are integral to your business’ success, having dedicated professionals who understand what’s at stake can make all the difference. First Column IT’s certified IT technicians know what it takes to meet the data protection, reporting, and security standards for several regulations and regulatory bodies, including:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Security and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Payment Card Index (PCI-DSS)
  • Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

Our top-to-bottom approach will ensure that data is secure and in the right place, reports are reliable and available, and that your organization has sufficiently complied with all federal and state regulations.

Furthermore, your organization needs to remain compliant to the rules laid out by FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) that dictates and enforces rules for members of the financial industry. Unless your firm is already regulated by another independent organization, you have to be a FINRA member in order to operate.

Beyond that, using state-of-the-art tools, our team of professionals can monitor and manage your network and infrastructure remotely to ensure that your data is secure and that your infrastructure is free from threats and vulnerabilities. 

We have solutions for every conceivable business problem

At First Column IT, we first and foremost deliver flat-rate IT services that ensure that our clients have the IT they need to succeed, and that their technology is maintained and supported proficiently. We also have access to some of the top technology on the market and the required professional expertise needed to implement and support these modern systems. 

Outside of our comprehensive IT management services and our end-to-end security services, First Column IT can also provide organizations that operate in the financial industry numerous solutions to enhance efficiency and clean up their operations. Some of these include:

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business Continuity
  • Document Management
  • Real-Time Communications
  • Cloud-Hosted Solutions
  • Data Warehousing
  • Industry-Specific Software

...and that just scratches the surface.

Every business is looking for an edge. To see how we can help your business be the best business it can be, call us today at 703-880-6683.