The classification society Bureau Veritas suffered a cyber-attack on November 20 that forced it to temporarily shut down its servers and data systems.
This is a preventive action it has had to take to protect its customers while investigations are carried out and appropriate measures are taken. As a result, customers may have experienced a slowdown of their services and interfaces.
In addition, the incident response protocol has been activated and the relevant authorities have been informed in order to obtain additional support to get them back to normal as soon as possible.
- Digital Forensic Analysis: this is an analysis that is performed once the threat has been detected and has materialized. It allows us to analyze the consequences that have occurred in the company’s computer systems, find out who was the author, the causes, the methodology used and detect the weaknesses of our computer systems that have caused the attack and what to do to prevent it from happening again in the future.
- DRP – Disaster Recovery Plan: This is translated as Disaster Recovery Plan, DRP. This is known as a set of actions and human, technical and procedural resources that serve to recover, in the minimum time and at the lowest cost, an interrupted activity within a company due to an emergency.