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RPR taps Clareity to secure data

Software monitors keystrokes to detect unauthorized users

Realtors Property Resource LLC, a subsidiary of the National Association of Realtors that's building a national parcel-based property database, will employ security software that monitors the keystroke patterns of users to ensure that Realtors are the only authorized users with access to the RPR database.RPR has selected Clareity Security's "Scout for SAFEMLS" platform, which Clareity describes as an "intelligence-driven authentication suite" employing keystroke-dynamics tracking to transparently monitor for unauthorized users.Clareity claims other security solutions that monitor IP address and login frequency have limited success in detecting unauthorized sharing of user accounts.By monitoring keystroke patterns of users after they log in, Scout for SAFEMLS is able to detect differences between individual users and determine whether an account has been taken over by an unauthorized user or if a login is being shared by multiple users.After being installed at 11 mu...