Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Editor's note: With identity theft and mortgage fraud on the rise, the security and privacy of consumer data in real estate transactions is a real concern, and experts say that companies need to manage security policies closely to improve consumer trust and protect themselves from lawsuits. In this three-part report, Inman News looks at three aspects of data protection: online property listings, options for small brokerage offices, and how the lender community is safeguarding sensitive consumer information. (See Part 2 and Part 3.) There is not a single way to protect real estate property listings information -- rather, there are several ways. And multiple listing services should fortify their defenses on several fronts and prepare for offensive strikes, too, if they are to...