October is cyber security month and everyone operating real estate systems needs to be vigilant to reduce the likelihood of getting hacked. This post was inspired by an article in the recent CoreLogic RESMagazine by Matt Cohen about Security Auditing vs. Penetration Testing.
The next release of Chrome is going to have a major impact on your site if you have mixed content downloads...ie...content that is both downloaded from secure and unsecured sites. You should see the number of web sites have the current warning that they are "Not Secure" even with HTTPS.
While the last few months have been challenging, and they have also been a learning experience for everyone. Christopher Callahan, CISO for Weichert Companies, and I have had an extensive conversation on security and business continuity learnings from the pandemic.
Part one of this article addresses the power of people and communication as a security tool. This article discusses the nuts & bolts of technology to secure the virtual workplace — an area of security that is a nightmare for technology leadership and keeps them from sleeping at night.
A pandemic brings out the worst in some people. As businesses must move staff to a virtual workplace environment, bad actors are trying to steal both the people's identity and their money. Plus, don't forget the company's digital assets.