Cybersecurity Best Practices for Real Estate Professionals

Overview

Every day real estate professionals are entrusted with their clients' sensitive personal information. The benefits of conducting business in the digital age are innumerable, but as technology continues to evolve and grow, so too do the risks. This course examines common types of cyber risks and offers guidelines and best practices real estate licensees and brokerages can follow to protect clients' information-and their businesses-from cyber criminals and unintended data disclosure.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • have an awareness and basic understanding of cyber risks and the potential harm that can result from cyber
  • describe why the real estate industry is a prime target of cyber criminals
  • identify best practices to avoid wire fraud at closings
  • recognize the importance of strong passwords and how to create them
  • understand how you-as a real estate professional-can best protect your clients' data and your own business
    against cyber risks and breaches
  • have a basic understanding of stand-alone cybersecurity insurance and how it can protect businesses

Designed For

Real estate professionals at all stages in their careers
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