Morgan Stewart Stewart: “There are many ways to control access to electronic information, eliminate risk and prevent a security breach.”

IRVINE, CA—Security-breach prevention starts with eliminating your business as a target by controlling access to sensitive information, Manly, Stewart & Finaldi partner Morgan Stewart tells We spoke with Stewart, along with Sheridan Hitchens, VP of data products for Ten-XElliot Vermes, CEO of ResiModel; Norm Miller, Hahn Chair of real estate finance at the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate within the School of Business at the University of San Diego; David Tobin, founder of Mission Capital Advisors; Charles Clinton, CEO of EquityMultiple; Michelle Schaap, a member of Chiesa Shahinian and Giantomasi‘s media and technology, construction and corporate and security practices; and Jorge Rey, director of information security and compliance for CPA firm Kaufman Rossin, about how the industry should cybersecurity. Stay tuned for a more in-depth treatment of cybersecurity and big data in real estate in the July/August issue of Real Estate Forum. How should the industry approach cybersecurity when more and more of our industry is embracing technology and therefore open to risk?

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