Are workplace retirement plans vulnerable to cyber threats? When it comes to cyber threats & workplace retirement plans, what questions should employers be asking their retirement service providers to better understand their security policies? I address these questions and much more with Lee Harms, Business Information Security Officer for the Principal Financial Group.
Lee Harms is the Business Information Security Officer for the five businesses that make up Retirement and Income Solutions (RIS). As a BISO he is responsible for the integration of the enterprise information security program within his business unit(s). Key responsibilities include 3rd party oversight, secure software development, data protection, customer and regulatory requests and incident response.
Lee’s career with Principal began in 1983 and has included roles leading Enterprise Architecture, application development, Actuarial liaison and Client Administration. Those roles include Business exposure to individual insurance and retirement business units as well as corporate Information Services.
Lee is a member of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and The Society of Professional Asset-Managers and Recordkeepers (SPARK) Data Security Advisory Board.
Lee graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management.
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