Paragon's President Craig Selders agrees that more clients and prospective customers seek greater assurance that their employees' personally identifiable information is locked up and safe when they are on the move.
"The relocation process creates tremendous data security risks," Selders
"They want to be absolutely sure that our data protection standards and practices are world class," Selders
"Just one employee's move touches numerous suppliers like mortgage companies and transport firms, each of them also vulnerable to an attack.
A lot of this information also is exchanged among the involved parties."
To limit risk, Paragon Relocation
encrypts all data and stores it in a proprietary warehouse.
The company also rigorously manages the data flow among the different providers and ensures that these partnering organizations' security measures are on par with its own.
"Clients don't want data in the cloud unless it is in our cloud," Selders
from Paragon Relocation
cites the increase use of mobile applications by client employees.
"People today, particularly those in the Millennial generation, expect technological proficiency from their employers," he
"The transferee clicks on the app, takes a picture of the receipt, and then all the rest happens in the background," Selders