Bureau Veritas informed that on Saturday November 20th, its cybersecurity system detected a cyber-attack.
n response, all the group’s cybersecurity procedures were immediately activated. A preventive decision has also been made to temporarily take the servers and data offline.
This measure will last until further investigations and corrective measures are in progress. This decision led to a partial unavailability or slowdown of Bureau Veritas’s services and client interfaces.
Bureau Veritas’ teams, supported by leading third-party IT experts, are currently deploying all efforts to ensure business continuity and minimize disruption to its clients, employees and partners. Our incident response procedure has been triggered
said the company.
Bureau Veritas has also actioned the relevant authorities, who will provide additional support to resume normal operations in short term.
Recently, wind turbine manufacturer Vestas informed that on 19 November it has been impacted by a cyber security incident. To contain the issue, IT systems are shut down across multiple business units and locations.
The company’s preliminary findings indicate that the incident has impacted parts of Vestas’ internal IT infrastructure and that data has been compromised. Currently, the work and investigation are still ongoing.