|February 21, 2019|
Update on the cyberatack
On January 24, 2019, Altran was the target of cyber-trouble affecting its operations in several European countries. Thanks to immediate action, the malicious program was just fast.
As confirmed by the National Agency for Information Systems Security Systems (ANSSI), this program was a crypto locker virus using a new code that could not be detected by the best firewalls and computer protection mechanisms, and it was necessary to create a recovery protocol new specific from a global service provider.
Altran reaffirms that, based on thorough analysis by independent technical and investigative experts, there was no potential risk of contamination or spread to customers, and that no data was available. have stolen or lost.
Altran has set up a recovery procedure that meets best standards, which will be completed soon. All systems and equipment will be fully operational in the next few days. All customer transactions will also return to normal files within the same period.
Throughout this process, Altran has been in constant contact with clients in order to inform them of the findings of the investigations carried out, the different stages of the recovery process and thorough security measures and implemented when restoring operations. Altran continues to be committed to providing the best possible service to its customers, in complete transparency, and intends to continue to do so.
In order to protect the interests of its customers, Altran has taken all necessary measures, including filing complaints and working closely with the relevant authorities. As a result of ongoing investigations, Altran will not provide more details until its annual results are presented at the end of the month.
Henry is the inevitable leader in engineering and research and development (ER & D) services since Aricent's acquisition. The group offers a unique offer to customers to meet the challenges of transformation and innovation. Altran supports its customers, from a concept to industry, to develop products and services. Altran has been involved in over 30 years with major players in many sectors: aerospace, automotive, defense, energy, rail, finance, life sciences, telecommunications, etc. Aricent procurement extends the group's portfolio of expertise in semiconductors, digital and design. Together, Altran and Aricent generated 2.9 billion in revenue in 2017, with almost 46,000 workers in more than 30 countries. www.altran.com
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