#8 BUILD AMERICA: Smart Cybersecurity Strategies with Jennifer Beckage and Kerry Smith

Published On: October 14, 2023

Guests: Jennifer A. Beckage, Esq.

In this episode of BUILD St. Louis, Jennifer A. Beckage, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, founder and managing director of the Beck Firm, discusses the unique vulnerabilities that construction companies and developers face from cyber attacks. She outlines two main categories of attacks: fraudulent wire transfers and ransomware, and provides a checklist for protecting against these threats. Beckage also stresses the importance of strong contracts with third-party vendors, multifactor authentication on email accounts, and having a plan for handling data security incidents. She recommends investing in cybersecurity insurance.

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