Don’t Lose Sleep Over Data Breaches & Ransomware in Construction

Data breaches and ransomware continue to make the headlines, and for good reason, as hackers continue to get bolder every day in their attacks. Organizations and individuals are targets, and the ramifications can be significant.

Review the latest trends in cybersecurity and what they mean for your organization and its people. To put your organization on better footing against the current cyber threat landscape, you’ll also learn the latest business processes and management techniques.

After this session, you will be able to:

  • Determine the cost of a data breach on average and for the industry
  • Identify new trends in cybersecurity threats
  • Describe how new laws impact organizations that experience a data breach
  • Explain ways to manage cyber threats


Level & Prerequisites
This program is a Basic Level online self-study course that was developed for professionals with 0-3 years of experience in construction finance. No prerequisites or advanced preparation is required.


CPE Information
Earn .5 CPE credits in the field of Information Technology upon successfully completing this course and achieving at least 70% on the final exam.

CCIFP Information
Earn .5 CCIFP Professional Development credits which can be applied to either the General or Construction Requirement.

CPE Note
This on-demand course is based on a popular session from CFMA’s 2023 Annual Conference. Please note that you cannot receive CPE or CCIFP Professional Development credit if you have already participated in this session during CFMA’s 2023 Annual Conference.

Course Length

The estimated time to complete the course and final exam is approximately 50 minutes, depending on the pace of the learner.

Who Should Attend?

  • Business Owners
  • CFOs
  • Construction Financial Professionals
  • Contractors
  • Controllers
  • CPAs
  • Professional Advisors
  • Risk Managers
  • Subcontractors


  • $39 for CFMA Members
  • $49 for Non-members

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CFMA Colleague Discount

If you are a CFMA member and would like to enroll someone at your company in this course who is not a CFMA member, please contact CFMA at for more information.

CFMA Group Discount

If you are interested in registering a group of individuals at your company, please contact CFMA at for more information.