New NCSC Cyber Security for Construction Businesses guidance
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published a first-of-its-kind cyber security guidance for businesses in the construction industry.
The new Cyber Security for Construction Businesses guidance provides tailored, practical advice for the industry on how to protect their businesses and building projects.
The free advice, launched with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), is aimed at small and medium-sized firms as businesses rely more on online tools and digital ways of working.
Construction businesses of all sizes continue to be targets for cyber attackers due to the sensitive data they hold and high-value payments they handle.
The guide offers practical advice for each stage of construction, from design to handover, and sets out the common cyber threats the industry faces, including from spear-phishing, ransomware and supply chain attacks.
The NCSC would like to thank the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI), professional bodies and industry that contributed to the development of the guidance.
The guidance can be found on the NCSC website:
- NCSC guidance - Cyber security for construction businesses
- NCSC news - Groundbreaking cyber advice will help construction firms build strong foundations against online threats
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