Cyber Safety

  • Why cybercriminals target real estate offices, and how you can avoid it

    Cybercrime now outweighs drug trafficking as the most lucrative form of crime, and the real estate industry is fast becoming a preferred target. It’s no surprise considering the amount of money and wealth of personal information behind real estate transactions, or the fact that the industry is worth around $16 billion in Australia alone. It really is a gold-mining opportunity for cybercriminals. …

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  • Stay Smart Online Week 2017 Part 5/5 – Backups

    This week, nationally, it is Stay Smart Online Week (9-13 October 2017). Protecting yourself and your business has never been more important so we asked REA Group’s head security coach Craig Templeton to join us for a series of videos about how you can protect your personal and business assets from cyber-criminals. REA Group’s Small Business Security Guide and checklist for Australian Real Estate Agents is available for download here. …

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  • Stay Smart Online Week 2017 Part 4/5 – Network and Device Security

    This week, nationally, it is Stay Smart Online Week (9-13 October 2017). Protecting yourself and your business has never been more important so we asked REA Group’s head security coach Craig Templeton to join us for a series of videos about how you can protect your personal and business assets from cyber-criminals. REA Group’s Small Business Security Guide for Australian Real Estate Agents is available for download here. …

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  • Stay Smart Online Week 2017 Part 3/5 – Awareness

    This week, nationally, it is Stay Smart Online Week (9-13 October 2017). Protecting yourself and your business has never been more important so we asked REA Group’s head security coach Craig Templeton to join us for a series of videos about how you can protect your personal and business assets from cyber-criminals. REA Group’s Small Business Security Guide for Australian Real Estate Agents is available for download here. …

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  • Stay Smart Online Week 2017 Part 2/5 – Privacy

    This week, nationally, it is Stay Smart Online Week (9-13 October 2017). Protecting yourself and your business has never been more important so we asked REA Group’s head security coach Craig Templeton to join us for a series of videos about how you can protect your personal and business assets from cyber-criminals. REA Group’s Small Business Security Guide for Australian Real Estate Agents is available for download here. …

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  • Stay Smart Online Week 2017 Part 1/5 – Passphrases

    This week, nationally, it is Stay Smart Online Week (9-13 October 2017). Protecting yourself and your business has never been more important so we asked REA Group’s head security coach Craig Templeton to join us for a series of videos about how you can protect your personal and business assets from cyber-criminals. Five key ways that real estate agents can protect themselves and their business are: Create good passphrases for all online accounts and enable two-step verification (when available) for additional protection. …

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