Real estate professionals have traditionally focused their attention on the physical aspects of security, safeguarding their properties from damage, intruders and natural disasters. However, with real estate businesses becoming more reliant on data, connectivity and other digital technologies, they are now also open to cybersecurity threats. Indeed, recent high-profile attacks have shown the ways in which the sector is vulnerable to security breaches through everyday systems such as lighting, access control and air-conditioning. Cybersecurity threats are changing the way real estate professionals approach asset management, and this is becoming a leading factor in decision making processes.
If members have any questions, or require a more detailed explanation of any of the points referenced in this note, please contact the ANREV Technology and Innovation Working Group at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
We would also be keen to hear members’ experiences of big data, and/or their views on how this technology will impact the industry in the coming years.