“The real estate industry is constantly under attack by cyber criminals trying to intervene in ongoing transactions to intercept a large check or wire transfer,” said Gregory Phillips, CTO at Houwzer.

“We’re a big target for a relatively small company, because we have high-value transactions relative to our size.”

Most of Houwzer’s employees are real estate professionals, and most of its IT operations are outsourced to a managed services provider. Given how critical API security is to Houwzer’s online operations, however, Phillips wanted to manage it in-house. But he needed a tool that wouldn’t require him to manually search through log files or hire another person to do so

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