Container shipping group CMA CGM resumes online services after cyber attack

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters)CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping group, said it has restored its online business services after a cyber attack last month paralysed activity.

France-based CMA CGM first reported the incident on Sept 28, saying it had shut down access to its online services after malware targeted its peripheral servers.

“The CMA CGM Group’s e-commerce sites are once again live with all their main functionalities up and running,” the company said in a statement on Sunday. “Applications and essential functionalities are now operational and secured.”

In a separate incident, U.N. shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said on Oct. 1 that its website and intranet had been disabled by a sophisticated cyber attack and its IT specialists had shut down key systems to prevent further damage.

The IMO resumed full services a week later and an IMO spokeswoman said it had thwarted cyber attacks

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Maryland Risk Management Consultants Discuss Cyber Risk Assessments – Press Release

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Hartman Executive Advisors, a Maryland risk management consultant company, recently released a blog discussing the importance of performing cyber risk assessments.

Timonium, Maryland – October 10, 2020 – Hartman Executive Advisors, a Maryland risk management consultant company, recently discussed the importance of performing risk assessments. Hartman Executive Advisors is an independent operated technology firm working with businesses to align their IT solutions with business goals. By aligning these solutions and goals, Hartman sets up a path to advance and transform organizations.

Cyber risk assessments are a great tool to utilize in business. They have the ability to identify risks that the company is currently facing as well as potential risks in the future. Once blindspots have been identified from these assessments, businesses can put IT infrastructure in place in order to prevent them. By implementing this practice, businesses are taking steps toward

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Ankura Honored as Consulting Practice of the Year by Cyber Security Awards

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LONDON, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ankura, a global business advisory and expert services company, today announced that the firm has received Cyber Security Awards’ distinction as Consulting Practice of the Year for 2020. This recognition demonstrates the breadth of Ankura’s growing cybersecurity practice and the firm’s commitment to enhancing and delivering solutions for technology and data privacy for its global clientele.

Based in the United Kingdom, Cyber Security Awards is an independent organization that recognizes individuals, teams and companies within the cybersecurity industry for their excellence and innovation. The recipients for the merit-based awards are vetted and decided upon by a panel of industry experts from a wide array of cybersecurity backgrounds, including well-regarded corporate executives and independent advisers. The Consulting Practice of the Year Award recognizes the firm

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