All stakeholders in the real estate, construction, architecture and engineering sectors are concerned.

Real estate agencies, Real estate developer, Real estate negotiator, Real estate expert, Property administrator, Property management agency, Rental managers, Condominium manager, Architect, Construction companies, Tiler, Carpenter, Civil engineering activities, Engineer, etc. .

Cyber risks in the real estate and construction sector

  • Real estate then becomes a major vector of cyberattacks.

  • In two years, the number of computer attacks on real estate players has increased tenfold in the United States, for a total loss of $ 56 million *


However, a large majority of these players are not aware of the impacts of such an attack on their activity in the medium and short term.

* According to FBI figures


For property administrators: This risk is increased by legal obligations, such as that of January 1, 2015, which consists of setting up an extranet to make all documents relating to co-ownership available… without imposing any security framework.

Ensure the sustainability and continuity of your activity

According to the CNIL, it is the duty of each company to ensure the security of your customers' data in all circumstances and therefore:


  • Ensure the sustainability and continuity of your activity

  • Protect buildings from hackers (surveillance cameras, electronic lock, lights or blinds that can be controlled remotely)

  • Ensure the protection & confidentiality of customer data

  • Protect critical infrastructure

  • Protecting assets

  • Protecting against abuse of privileges

  • Secure online purchases and customer banking data

  • Ensure infrastructure protection

  • Preserving brand image and e-reputation

  • Interact securely


As many ambitions as risks in the face of cyber attacks!

Successful attacks

In 2016, the Construction Dive site , which specializes in construction, reported a 400% increase in ransomware attacks in the construction industry for the previous year.

Data security breach can have a big impact on business

  • Non-compliance with the GDPR: Legal & financial sanctions

  • Non-respect of confidentiality, therefore relationship of trust undermined with your customers

  • Financial impact: Data reconstitution costs, see final data loss if no efficient electronic archiving, additional operating costs (staff, use of external equipment ...), expert fees to identify the origin and the circumstances of a claim, recourse costs, cost of IT reconstruction, possible ransoms (Bitcoins> €)

  • Loss of activity, slowing down of production or stopping production (or sale), delay in deliveries, therefore immediate loss of turnover

  • Damage to the image and reputation of the establishment

  • Loss of personal information

  • Website unavailability


Property administrators: can be sued for compensation for the damage suffered by their client, or even lose their management mandates.

To avoid becoming the weak link of your customers, the player in the real estate, construction or architecture sphere must know their risks and their adversaries, and this in order to be able to implement the tools appropriate security: CyberDetection

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