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Realtor association releases new info on information security

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The Center for Realtor Technology of the National Association of Realtors has released a series of new briefing papers on information security to explain the basic concepts real estate professionals need to know to minimize financial impact, aggravation and other damage from incidents like security breaches, viruses and attacks. The center, in conjunction with a leading firm in the information field, has developed five user-friendly guides that address major aspects of information security in the real estate industry. The papers are based on industry best practices to help practitioners address security priorities and educate key executives and directors of real estate boards about the importance of information security. The new briefing papers are: Information Security - A Guide to Getting Started: The guide gives information to help begin security assessment and remediation, and to monitor procedures. Information Security Management Principles: This guide provides insight into se...