Cyber Security

Cyber Security Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices For Real Estate Investment Companies

How to protect your investors' sensitive data from hackers

Part 3 of a 3 part series

Asking small investment companies to not share investor data over email is tough - but when it comes to documents it’s a good practice to use a service specifically for sharing them securely - think Google Drive, Dropbox, etc...

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How to protect your investors' sensitive data from hackers

Part 2 of a 3 part series

Two factor authentication can seem like a hassle, especially when you have to log into a website over and over and it requires two factor authentication every single time you login.But the reason two factor authentication is becoming so popular is because it works.

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How to protect your investors' sensitive data from hackers

Part 1 of a 3 part series

Most small investment firms often don’t have an IT department at all, it’s no surprise that they don’t have great IT policies in place. As a result, email inboxes for these smaller companies are often packed to the brim with sensitive investor data - everything from banking information, to social security and EIN numbers, to entire investor profiles in the form of subscription agreements.After the most recent wave of leaked passwords, private equity and real estate investment companies would be wise to take a quick inventory to determine if their approach to storing and sharing investor’s sensitive personal information puts them at risk of being compromised in a data breach.

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