“Construction Cyber Hygiene: A Staple in Today’s Infectious World,” written by Richard Volack, Chair of Peckar & Abramson’s Cyber Security & Data Privacy practice, was published by Construction Executive on April 22, 2020.
Richard discusses some of the more recent social engineering, phishing, data security and ransom ware attacks that have arisen around COVID-19 and the specific hygiene/safeguards construction companies should implement to help stave off the recent increase in cyber-attacks and cyber viruses. As Richard states in the article, “COVID-19 is the great equalizer because no one is immune. The same goes for computer hackers and computer viruses—no system is completely immune from such attacks or attempts to hack. Thus, (as a person would with COVID-19), increase the company’s awareness of its virtual environment and surroundings and take the necessary precautions.”
The full article can be read here.