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First American signs up for Clareity’s MLS security system

Tiny token protects against unauthorized access

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First American Residential Group and Clareity Security have teamed up to provide protection against unauthorized access to First American's Multiple Listing Services and its MarketLinx Solutions offerings. The companies yesterday announced a preferred provider and joint marketing agreement for Clareity Security's SAFEMLS solution. The SAFEMLS solution is now available to all customers of MarketLinx Solutions and Interealty, First American's MLS divisions. More than 500,000 real estate professionals in North America use the systems. Clareity Security's SAFEMLS solution protects against unauthorized MLS access using a token-sized security device that generates single-use passwords. This type of authentication technology safeguards the networks and databases of thousands of companies worldwide and is effective regardless of access method. "Safeguarding sensitive data and the rights of its owner has always been our highest priority," said Stephen C. Roney, president and chief executive o...