Recent Posts by Robert LaMagna-Reiter

Robert LaMagna-Reiter is the Director of Information Security, supporting First National Technology Solutions and its customers by managing information security risks, overseeing regulatory compliance & IT governance, and enforcing adherence to policies. Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems (focus in Information Assurance) and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Robert also possesses various industry certifications including CISSP, CISM, CHP, PCIP, and Security+. Robert has 12+ years of information security & risk mitigation expertise and has held positions in the transportation, government communications, and retail/e-commerce industries.
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Cyberattacks Leave Organizations Seeking IT Security Upgrades

The recent WannaCry virus cyberattack has left many businesses re-evaluating their security and privacy policies and procedures to avoid falling victim as the attack continues to spread and replicate.

First National Technology Solutions (FNTS), a highly compliant, highly secure, nationally recognized leader in managed IT services, has expertise in information security and risk mitigation.

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First National Technology Solutions Achieves PCI DSS 3.1 Compliance

OMAHA, Neb. – August 9, 2016 – First National Technology Solutions (FNTS), the recognized leader in the managed IT services industry, today announced it is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.1 Certified. Recognizing the importance of a proactive security approach, FNTS maintains compliance with the highest standards to ensure its customers’ data is always safe, secure and available. 

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Ransomware: What you need to know

You’ve heard the story before – Company X or Hospital Y cannot access their information systems, nor can they restore from backup for a variety of reasons.  How did they lose access?  Malware encrypted the file system and “hackers” (if you wish to call them hackers – I refer to them as extortionists) will only provide the decryption key for the right price.  This activity is referred to as “ransomware,” and is defined as “malware that infects computer systems and restricted users’ access” (US CERT). Imagine losing either a critical part of your business, or in certain cases, the entire business with no recourse. If the only option was to pay the extortionists, you would need to know how to purchase and send bitcoin, something not many are intimately familiar with. 

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Internet Security: How to avoid vulnerabilities

When connected to the Internet, your data can be vulnerable during transit.  Here are a few internet best practices 

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Tips to keep you safe on your internet-connected devices

Safe computing practices & tips to use on all your internet-connected devices

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First National Technology Solutions Enhances Services


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First National Technology Solutions Receives SOC 2 Type II Certification

First National Technology Solutions (FNTS) has been certified by Deloitte & Touche, LLP to be SOC 2 Type II compliant by the standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), announced Rob LaMagna-Reiter, director of Information Security.  “Providing our customers with added peace of mind regarding the security and availability of their data demonstrates that we remain committed to giving them the confidence that their information is secure within a data center that has gone through a stringent and rigorous audit process,” he said.

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