Press Release, November 1, 2016

Safe Systems’ IT Network Management Service Wins Bank News Innovative Solutions Award

Safe Systems honored by BankNews’ readers for IT and compliance solutions

Alpharetta, Ga., Nov. 1, 2016Safe Systems, a national provider of fully-compliant IT and security services for community banks and credit unions, today announced its NetComply One IT network management service has been recognized as Best Consulting/Outsourcing/Training Solution in the 2016 BankNews Innovative Solutions Awards and received an Honorable Mention in the Best Authentication/Fraud/Cybersecurity Solution for its Cybersecurity RADAR product.

The Innovative Solutions Awards recognize companies that have introduced or significantly enhanced products that help community banks increase efficiency, expand their capabilities and, ultimately, better serve their customers. BankNews recognizes one winner in each of the award’s four categories: Authentication/Fraud/Cybersecurity Solution; Consulting/Outsourcing/Training Solution; Management/Operations/Processing Solution; and Digital Banking. Based on votes cast by readers via, the four winners were selected and are featured in the November print issue of BankNews.

“Each year since 2008, Bank News Media has invited banking professionals through its Innovative Solutions Awards to collectively recognize vendors whose products and services help them better serve their customers,” said Bill Poquette, editor-in-chief of BankNews magazine. “Participation has grown each year as bank management teams have welcomed the opportunity to help identify key innovators in the realm of financial services technology. Their votes are a powerful endorsement of these Safe Systems solutions.”

With NetComply One, Safe Systems consolidates all essential IT components into an innovative, powerful and customer-centric network management software. NetComply One eliminates the need for banks to directly administer challenging and time consuming IT tasks internally by constantly monitoring and sending alerts on hardware failures, back-up failures, software updates, PC issues, servers, routers, switches and more. The service allows community banks to focus their time and resources on revenue-generating activities, while providing superior service to their customers.

In addition, Safe Systems’ Cybersecurity RADAR product was developed to help community banks better meet FFIEC requirements and to be able to demonstrate cybersecurity preparedness. The solution combines compliance expertise with an Enhanced Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (ECAT) application to help document notes for examiners, create reports and maintain an up to date record of the assessment.

“Today’s bankers wear many hats, and managing IT networks and compliance for an entire institution can be a challenging task,” said Darren Bridges, president at Safe Systems. “To help community banks’ operate efficiently, securely and compliantly, we work to provide outstanding technology and compliance solutions along with superior support, education and expert consultation to ensure our customers achieve success.”


About Safe Systems

Safe Systems was founded in 1993 to provide compliance-centric IT and security solutions exclusively to financial institutions. The company has become one of the leaders in the industry, managing hundreds of financial institutions representing more than $61 billion in combined assets, 1,100 locations and more than 20,000 network devices. Safe Systems’ IT network management services are the bridge between the core and other third-party applications. These cost effective solutions include IT support and managed services, internal network/cloud design and installation, hosted email, business continuity and disaster recovery, compliance consulting, security services, and IT and compliance training. Safe Systems helps financial institutions to significantly decrease costs, increase performance, and improve their compliance posture. For additional information about Safe Systems, Inc., please visit or call 877.752.0550.