7 Steps to Protect Your Real Estate Agency from Social Engineering Scams

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Has this happen to one of your agents? Have a listen.

  1. Awareness is first step! Increase your Cyber awareness.
  2. Always verify ANY changes in payment instructions. If it is the 1st time you are transferring money make sure you talk with the person receiving the funds.
  3. Always confirm requests for funds transfers verbally.
  4. Always be suspicious of requests for secrecy or pressure for expediency
  5. Be Careful posting on Social Media websites
  6. Implement a two-step verification or authentication process for all funds transfer requests.
  7. Consider registering all internet domains that are similar to your current domain – i.e register youragency.com and youragency.co or youagency.com…