Data security for agents and brokers [VIDEO]

It might be easy for brokers and agents who are on the go to overlook data security when managing files and equipment between offices and their homes, mobile devices and in the cloud.

But it’s important to remain diligent about protecting information that resides in the cloud — or on paper or a piece of hardware — because real estate brokers and agents suffer hundreds of security breaches each year, said Matt Cohen, chief technology officer for real estate consulting firm Clareity Consulting.