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The Fortified Future: An Inside Look at How Raymond James Helps Protect Your Assets with Jessica Rice (Ep. 26)

The Fortified Future: An Inside Look at How Raymond James Helps Protect Your Assets with Jessica Rice (Ep. 26)

Did you know that major financial institutions like Raymond James detect and repel around 300 million cyber threats a day?

Join Jim Kruzan CFP®, CRPC®, as he speaks with Jessica Rice,  Business Information Security Lead at Raymond James, to dive into the intricacies of cybersecurity from a corporate perspective. 

With her expertise in liaising between information technology and the private client group, Jessica sheds light on how investment firms safeguard your personal data and financial assets. 

Follow along to gain insights into the latest cybersecurity threats, how Raymond James proactively combats them, and what you can do to protect yourself going forward.

Jim and Jessica discuss: 

  • Understanding the different types of cyber threats in the financial sector
  • How Raymond James identifies and responds to cybersecurity threats
  • The “Cyber Promise” and Raymond James’ commitment to client security
  • The importance of multifactor authentication and strong passwords
  • Real-life examples of helping clients avoid or reobtain significant financial losses
  • And more!


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About Our Guest: 

Jessica serves as the Business Information Security Lead for Raymond James’ Private Client Group. She delivers on firm-wide cybersecurity initiatives to socialize best practices and important cybersecurity content in order to help protect associates, advisors, and their clients from falling victim to cyber-attacks. Jessica also acts as a liaison between Information Security and the Private Client Group, focusing on aiding continuous improvement of the firm’s cybersecurity posture. She holds certifications as both a SANS Security Awareness Professional and in GIAC Critical Security Controls. Jessica graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Business with her bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Hailing from Connecticut, in her free time Jessica enjoys traveling to New England to visit family & friends, and relaxing by the beach.