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Janney is committed to protecting your privacy and security information through our mission “to be the highest standard in financial relationships.” To keep up with constantly changing technology, we employ a security and information protection strategy that is based on both industry and international best practices. 

Controls and Protections

Our strategy protects Janney data from threats by using perimeter protections, network and systems level protections, data access controls, and third party partner protections.  We also use internal auditing and external consulting resources, and participate in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) audits to test our systems.

Risk Management

While our protections reduce the risk of an attack on our client and firm data, we also have defined processes to actively manage access to our systems and data.  Janney protection begins at the hiring process, and continues through the implementation and management of systems and accesses, monitoring throughout the process to alert us of suspicious activity and threats that may impact our environment.    

Online Account Security

Your online access is protected by a multi-tiered, firewalled data environment that uses risk-based authentication to protect your account information and financial data, with a series of sophisticated monitoring and verification features to ensure appropriate activity within our systems. The strong authentication verifies behavior and restricts access only to authorized capabilities, while the network segmentation limits the interactive ability of the Internet-facing systems to only provide the desired access. 

Employee Education

Our associates are directed to Janney Information Security and Privacy Policies annually for review and signoff that they understand and abide by those policies.  Associates are instructed through our anti-money laundering and security and ethics programs how to recognize and prevent data loss and fraudulent activity, and the procedures for verifying the identity and authenticity of a client request.  Dedicated Risk Management and Security and Privacy teams have a demonstrated commitment to security and decades of experience and training.  Every Janney employee takes their responsibility to protect client information seriously, and our data security approach and strong culture are a solid defense against fraudulent activity.

Leadership Commitment 

Janney’s leadership team is focused on security matters through active participation in numerous industry programs including the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) security roundtable.  We have built a secure and functional environment that safeguards the information resources of Janney Montgomery Scott and permits us to provide exceptional service to our clients.