Jim is the founder of TrueCourse Advisory Services, LLC which is a specialty consultancy in the fields of Business, IT and Security Strategies to the financial services, maritime, port and shipping industries. His personal experience includes IT and Consulting Management at leading FinTech companies, and international consulting firms - including KPMG and BearingPoint. He also holds CISSP and AML/CA certifications.
He is a very active in the payments industry and co-chairs a Law Enforcement Alliance Program. In this capacity, he has worked closely with the National Cyber & Forensic Training Alliance (NCFTA), FBI and USSS regarding cybersecurity and fraud. Parts of his responsibilities in this role have been to lead the development of fraud and cybercrime scenarios and related best practices. He has also participated in leading the development of data reporting standards for suspicious financial activities and also serves on the Federal Reserve Board’s Secure Payments Task Force.
In other security related activities, he has led NIST/ISO 27000 IS/ PCI DSS security standards reviews for major corporations and conducted security reviews for M&A and VC/Corporate investment due diligence projects. He is a frequent speaker and author to and for industry conferences and publications.