Jeremy Rasmussen

Cyber Breach Insurance: Challenges & Solutions

Cyber Breach Insurance: Challenges & Solutions

The earliest days of cyber breach insurance covering unauthorized network access, data loss, and malware-related claims began in earnest in the early 2000s – especially following the 2003 California Security Breach and Information Act, which mandated notification to any resident whose unencrypted personal information had been accessed or acquired by an unauthorized person.

Supply Chain Security

Supply Chain Security

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has named April as the National Supply Chain Integrity Month. The intent is to bring awareness to supply chain security issues and call on all US governmental and commercial organizations to do their part to “Fortify the Chain.”

Cybersecurity Playbook for Multifamily Housing I.T. Enterprises

Cybersecurity Playbook for Multifamily Housing I.T. Enterprises

The U.S. multifamily property management industry encompasses 40 million multifamily units valued at $3 trillion. More than 800,000 people work as employees of the management industry, while tech and service vendor companies employ hundreds of thousands more. And the industry is growing, requiring 4 million more units by 2030 just to keep up with demand. (Source: https://www.forbes.com).

Fallout From the Kaseya Attack

Fallout From the Kaseya Attack

Just before the Fourth of July weekend, we saw an advisory from Kaseya Corp., the Miami-based maker of remote access software, that its Virtual System/Server Administrator (VSA) software had been compromised.

The most important thing for cybersecurity in multifamily

The most important thing for cybersecurity in multifamily

I have been working in cybersecurity for 25+ years and for the past five years in multifamily IT environments. I have learned about the typical scenarios in multifamily property management:

(1) numerous remote users (even before COVID!),

(2) heavy reliance on cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) – from providers such as Yardi, RealPage, Entrata, and ResMan, and

(3) often a sense that those SaaS providers are “taking care of security for me.”