401(k) Fridays Podcast
About This Show
The 401(k) Fridays podcast offers companies of all sizes free strategic, educational and actionable content to improve their retirement plans. My name is Rick Unser and I am your host. All episodes leverage my nearly two decades of experience working with employers to bring you candid interviews with industry experts, new best practices and valuable perspectives on current events.
Most Recent Episode
Identity Thieves, Hackers & Phishers: Real or Remote Workplace Retirement Plan Threats?
2 days ago
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. Guest Bio 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. 401(k) Fridays Podcast Overview Struggling with a fiduciary issue, looking for strategies to improve employee retirement outcomes or curious about the impact of current events on your workplace retirement plan? We've had conversations with retirement industry leaders to address these and other relevant topics! You can easily explore over eighty five prior on-demand audio interviews here. Don't forget to subscribe as we release a new episode each Friday!