Shipbuilding Major Flags Cybersecurity Incident


Shipbuilding firm Sembcorp Marine has taken swift action after it uncovered a cybersecurity incident, reports Energy Voice.

Sembcorp hit by cybersecurity incident

Sembcorp Marine has recently discovered a cybersecurity incident where an unauthorised party accessed part of its IT network via third-party software products.

Sembcorp Marine took immediate actions to manage and mitigate any potential risks. Cybersecurity experts have been appointed to conduct detailed analytics to flush out all breaches and related root causes, assist with impact assessment, review and enhance security measures to further strengthen the Company’s core IT infrastructure and systems.

Based on investigations and impact assessment to-date, the incident and related risks have been effectively addressed. Sembcorp Marine’s business operations remain unaffected throughout.

Operations remain unaffected

The company has also notified the relevant authorities and is working closely with the authorities on this matter. It has further established that certain personally identifiable information relating to some of its incoming, existing and former employees, as well as non-critical information relating to its operations were affected.

Scans by the cybersecurity experts have to-date not detected any such data.

The Company is mindful of the concerns of all affected parties and would like to assure all our stakeholders that information security and the privacy of all stakeholders are our top priorities,” said Sembcorp Marine.

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Source: Energy Voice


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