Grafton, WI: UFS, a technology provider exclusively for community banks, today announced that it has joined Sheltered Harbor to empower community banks to become more secure and resilient against cyber incidents. UFS’s membership provides a growing community of banks a strong voice in standards and processes to keep customers data secure.

“We are committed to empowering community banks with the tools to protect themselves and their customer’s against cyber threats.  Organizations like Sheltered Harbor provide a great framework to keep confidential information safe and accessible. ” Mike Tenpas, UFS’s President and CEO

UFS is uniquely positioned with core, cloud and managed IT services products to meet the technology needs of community banks.  Participating in Sheltered Harbor enables UFS to combine the experience of serving community banks with the Sheltered Harbor solution to protect against current and future cyber threats.

About Sheltered Harbor

Sheltered Harbor is the not-for-profit, industry-led standard for protecting and recovering customer account data if a catastrophic event causes critical systems, including backups, to fail. A subsidiary of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), its purpose is to promote the stability and resiliency of the financial sector and to preserve public confidence in the financial system in the face of an extended systems outage or destructive cyberattack.

UFS is a purpose driven organization founded by community banks delivering solutions that provide managed IT, cybersecurity, core account processing, payments, and digital banking to a growing family of community banks. Our customers look to us to provide reliable, accurate, and state of the art technology solutions that help them compete with the largest financial services organizations and thrive.