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Real estate organizations crack down on data security

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More of the nation's multiple listing services have become serious about data protection and have implemented security systems offered through Secure Computing and Clareity Security, the companies said today. Several MLSs recently have decided to use Clareity's SafeMLS product, the company said, including the Regional MLS of Florida; SoCalMLS in Southern California; Staten Island Board of Realtors in New York; Southwest Multiple Listing Service in Albuquerque, N.M.; Consolidated Multiple Listing Service of Columbia, S.C.; Capital Area Association of Realtors in Springfield, Ill.; Hudson County MLS in New Jersey; and Shaiwaseee Regional Board of Realtors in Owosso, Mich. SafeMLS provides MLS organizations assurance that only legitimate subscribers can access the MLS system by requiring them to use a one-time-only password generated by a security token. The product was developed jointly by Clareity Security and Secure Computing, using Secure Computing's SafeWord PremierAccess, an aut...