Features of the Pano System supporting virtual desktops for the banking and financial services industries include:
- Centralized management and security control supports security policy enforcement and monitoring, including enabling and disabling of Pano Remote keys and restrictions on end-user capabilities to lock-down standard desktop configurations and settings.
- True Zero Client endpoint with no OS or even a processor capable of running software, the Pano Zero Client provides a completely secure endpoint that is immune to viruses and other malware.
- Remote trouble-shooting and problem resolution eliminate need to travel to remote or branch offices for on-site support calls, improving both help desk productivity and reducing employee downtime.
- Peripheral Lock-down allows locally connected USB peripherals to be disabled, preventing users from copying confidential financial or client records to removable storage.
- Storage-free zero client architecture eliminates both data leakage and equipment theft, allowing secure kiosks to be to placed in public areas of banks.
- Secure remote access via Pano Remote and Pano Gateway, using the well established SSL encryption protocol to securely communicate across the Internet without costly and complex VPN hardware and software. And network traffic encryption secures transmissions of keyboard and mouse activity using 128-bit AES encryptionssssss
Benefits from Pano System virtual desktops and Pano Zero Clients for the financial and banking services industries include:
- Robust business recovery and disaster recovery capabilities via portable and remotely accessible virtual desktops.
- Data loss/theft prevention across the entire desktop chain, ensuring that sensitive financial records never leave the data center.
- Remote/branch office support with remote management and on-premises configuration support boosts IT productivity and reduces downtime.
- Strong security management, monitoring, and control over clients and network transmissions ensures compliance with data security and records retention policies.
Pano System zero client virtual desktop help financial and banking services companies ensure compliance with the following regulations and guidelines:
- GLBA - Gramm Leach Bliley Act protecting the privacy of individual customers' financial information, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission.
- PIPEDA - Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, governing how private-sector organizations collect, use and disclose personal information in the course of commercial business for federally regulated (e.g. airlines, banking, broadcasting, etc.) and healthcare industries.
- PCI - Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards defines information security standards for enterprise hardware, software, processes and policies to protect for client billing credit card records.
- FACTA - Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, a federal law designed to minimize the risk of identity theft and consumer fraud by enforcing the proper destruction of consumer information.
- SOX - Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002 for financial and business records of publicly traded firms, ensuring adequate controls over financial reporting and disclosure. Pano System security controls and storage-free Pano Zero Clients help ensure compliance.
- Records Retention - internal company polices for records retention, archiving and destruction supported by storage-free Pano Zero Clients, ensuring that no local or off-site copies of records exist outside of records retention policy enforcement.
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