Jonathan Ruf

Jonathan Ruf

Apple Bank
FVP - Head of Cyber and Information Risk Management

Jonathan Ruf is a seasoned Cybersecurity Executive with over two decades of experience in the Financial Services industry. As a leader in the field, he has a proven track record of developing and implementing robust cybersecurity GRC strategies to safeguard organizations against evolving cyber threats. Jonathan’s expertise extends across various domains, including information protection, privacy, contract negotiation and review, incident response, and compliance.

In his current role as the Head of Cyber and Information Risk at Apple Bank, Jonathan is responsible for overseeing the organization’s cybersecurity risk posture. Regularly reporting to the Board, Jonathan provides comprehensive updates on the current threat landscape, potential vulnerabilities, and the effectiveness of existing cybersecurity measures. Jonathan’s ability to articulate complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner enables the Board and executive senior management to make informed decisions regarding cybersecurity investments and risk mitigation strategies.

Jonathan’s technical knowledge and policy implementation is a cornerstone of his success. With a background in computer science and extensive hands-on experience, he possesses a deep understanding of cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies and methodologies. His proficiency extends to areas such as Information Security policy writing, defining procedure, and creating security standards. This technical acumen allows Jonathan to collaborate effectively with the organization’s IT teams, ensuring that security measures are seamlessly integrated into all facets of the business.