Contractors on high alert after cyber attack on Bouygues Construction

On 30 January 2020, the French construction company, Bouygues Construction, was hit by a ransomware-type attack on their computer network. In this blog post, Emma Schaafsma (Partner, Dispute Resolution), Andrew Moir (Partner, Dispute Resolution) and Elena Hogg (Associate, Dispute Resolution) discuss the considerations involved in dealing with ransomware attacks, and the ever increasing exposure of the construction industry to such targeted cyber attacks. Read more