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Cybersecurity expert: All construction data ‘is an asset and should be protected’

February 26, 2020

A recent ransomware attack on Canadian contractor Bird Construction has once again highlighted the need for cybersecurity measures in the industry.

Canadian media reports late last month said that the Ontario-based government contracting company was the victim of an incident that resulted in the encryption of company files. The incident caused no major impacts and the affected files were quickly restored, a company spokesperson said.

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