Information on a cyber attack
December 2, 2021
Bureau Veritas announces that, thanks to its cybersecurity system preventive and contingency measures, all of the Group’s businesses have been able to continue operating. As of today, more than 80% of our operations are running at a normal level.
Some regions still have IT systems running at a reduced rate. We continue to have preventive measures in place to protect our clients and our IT assets.
The company expects to recover most delayed activities in a short period of time. We are evaluating any potential impact.
We would like to thank our clients for their continuous cooperation and trust.
November 22, 2021
On Saturday November 20th, 2021, the cybersecurity system of Bureau Veritas detected a cyber-attack.
In response, all the group's cybersecurity procedures were immediately activated. A preventive decision has been made to temporarily take our servers and data offline to protect our clients and the company while further investigations and corrective measures are in progress. This decision generates a partial unavailability or slowdown of our 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.
Bureau Veritas has also actioned the relevant authorities, who will provide us with additional support to resume normal operations in short term.
We would like to thank our clients for their understanding and trust.