Cyber Risks in the Construction Industry

What would you do if your company’s IT system was suddenly locked down, giving you no access to important job specs, bid documents, and even email communications? In early 2017, approximately 250,000 organizations across the globe experienced the crippling effects of the cyber attack known as WannaCry. But could it have been prevented?

Blue & Co. IT Advisory Team Leader, Tom Skoog, discusses the main cyber risks facing construction companies, common ways criminals attack companies, and steps that can be taken to protect your information assets.

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Cyber Risks in the Construction Industry
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