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How to empower your team to spot cybersecurity risks

By March 28, 2024 One Comment

In the increasingly digital landscape, cybersecurity risks pose a significant challenge, particularly for businesses handling sensitive information in the title insurance, mortgage, and real estate sectors. Bruce Phillips, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for MyHome, underscores the vital role employees play as the first line of defense against cyber threats. In his article published in HousingWire on March 28, 2024, Phillips discusses the imperative of empowering teams through comprehensive cybersecurity education and periodic training aimed at mitigating risks and fortifying business security. He outlines strategies to enhance cybersecurity awareness among employees, such as conducting regular training sessions, simulating phishing attacks, providing role-specific guidance, and staying abreast of new threats. By fostering a culture of security awareness and vigilance, businesses can not only protect their digital and customer data assets but also establish a resilient cybersecurity posture. Phillips’ insights reflect a strategic approach to leveraging informed and skilled teams in combating cyber threats, thereby safeguarding the integrity and trustworthiness of the digital real estate process.