Mike McGlothlin, EVP, Retirement – Ash Brokerage
Andrew Dahman, Chief Technology Officer – Techficient
Dave Barcelona, Chief Information Security Officer – Techficient
The last four years have been eventful in financial services. We saw the conclusion of one of the longest and strongest bull markets in recent history. President Trump brought disruption to the political arena while pushing an agenda that lead to the most significant tax reform in several decades. And, geo-political forces increased tensions with North Korea, the Middle East, and even the United States’ strongest allies.
All the above make for yet another challenging environment to manage money, plan for retirement incomes, and distribute wealth. With so much noise, it’s easy to forget about running a small business and the risks associated with it.
Whether you’re a standalone Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) or a registered representative with a broker-dealer, there’s one factor you can’t afford to ignore: cybersecurity.