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Understanding Cyber Risks and Ransomware

On August 4, 2022, Partner Carolyn Purwin Ryan presents at the Construction Financial Management Association’s (CMFA) Louisiana Construction Conference on “Understanding Cyber Risks and Ransomware.”

This presentation will provide an overview of the types of cyber risks construction companies are up against, including the ever-growing concern of ransomware attacks that can bring the business to a halt and the legal and regulatory aspects of responding to and containing a ransomware incident.

Designed for construction industry financial management professionals, attendees will learn:

– What types of incidents and risks are facing the construction and professional services industry;
– The role of a “Breach Coach” after a data privacy and security incident/how to contain a data privacy and security incident;
– The legal and regulatory ransomware updates provided by FinCen, OFAC, the DOJ and other federal regulators; and
– Best practices an organization should implement prior to experiencing a data privacy and security incident that better positions it to detect, contain and investigate the incident.

The CFMA Louisiana Construction Conference is designed for CFOs, controllers and financial managers in the construction industry; construction CPAs; banking and financial service professionals; insurance professionals; underwriters; attorneys; and other construction industry specialists. The 2022 event is held in New Orleans, LA from August 3-5. Learn more here:

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