It’s no secret that cybersecurity has changed over the years, and it’s now more important than ever to stay on top of industry trends, as well as implement necessary security actions. Exploiting human tendencies with risks such as unsecured passwords, phishing, clickbaiting, and more remain a constant factor in cyberthreats. In this article, we explore what we’re seeing in cybersecurity, how these trends are affecting the construction industry, and what actionable items you can implement into your company’s plan immediately. Here’s an excerpt from the article:
“The construction industry may not come to mind when you think about data breaches, but hackers are always integrating new industries into their ecosystems. For the first time, the 2020 DBIR examines trends in the construction industry with respect to breaches and shows that it suffers from weak web application, social engineering, and ransomware attacks (like phishing) the most.”
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BKD is a Principal Partner of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). This resource first appeared in its magazine, CFMA Building Profits, and was posted on bkd.com with permission. BKD Trusted Advisors™ are regular contributors to this publication. Questions? Contact us today!