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5 DATA PRIVACY AND CYBERSECURITY TIPS FOR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS
No industry is immune from data privacy and cybersecurity threats, and that includes the construction industry. Here are five data privacy and cybersecurity tips construction firms should consider putting to use to protect themselves against these looming threats. The best way to protect any organization from data security threats is to retain as little data as possible. For example, a construction firm may need to collect prospective employees’ Social Security numbers as part of the hiring process. But how long does it really need to hold on to that information? Certainly not indefinitely. Rather, a construction firm should dispose of any and all sensitive data that is non-essential to its business operations as soon as it is able to. Doing so reduces the likelihood the data will be breached at a later date. OWEN QUINN READ MORE