BIM and cyber security: Defending the chain

04 Apr 2016

BLM cyber expert, Nick Gibbons has spoken to Construction Manager magazine about cyber security in the construction sector, the rising costs of cyber offences and why it is a lucrative target for criminals.

Nick Gibbons, partner and cyber specialist at insurance and risk law firm BLM, says: "The construction industry represents a lucrative target for cyber criminals, mainly due to the vast network of associated supply chains. The biggest cyber threats affecting the construction industry include hacking to obtain personal employee data or sensitive commercial information, as well as Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks which cause widespread business disruption, which can have a knock-on effect through a supply chain."


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