We’ve all heard the warnings: Cyber-attacks continue to escalate, and it is truer than ever that every company in every industry is at risk.
Real estate owners and managers recognize that cyber threats and data breaches pose significant risk to their enterprise. However, in spite of this recognition, many real estate companies say they are not adequately prepared to prevent or mitigate an actual cyber-attack.
This paper explores the questions:
But is cyber risk a real problem in commercial real estate?
What specific cyber threats are most likely to affect real estate firms?
What steps can real estate leaders take to proactively prepare their organizations to protect valuable data and assets from cyber attackers?
Within this paper there will be insights real estate leaders can take to get started protecting their companies from cybercrime. Like many other risks to a real estate firm, KPMG’s view is that internal audit can drive an objective focus on your firm’s specific cyber exposure and response capabilities.