BEC scams hit Australian construction sector

July 12, 2021 • In The Media
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Michael McKinnon, CIO at Tesserent, is warning the construction sector in Australia that it is highly vulnerable to cyberattack.
Mark Bowen, Intelligent CIO

The Australian Cybersecurity Center (ACSC) has issued a high alert for construction companies in Australia.

The ACSC has reported there has been an increase in cybercriminals targeting builders and construction companies to conduct business email compromise (BEC) scams within Australia in the past six months.