Monthly Archives: March 2019

Norsk Hydro Cyber Attack a Wake Up Call for Maritime Industry

This week’s cyber attack on Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro is a sign of the growing threat facing firms within the maritime and ocean industries, according to Per Martin Tanggaard, Director of Nor-Shipping. On Monday, Norsk Hydro computer systems were initially hit by the comparatively new LockerGoga virus. It then spread through the firm’s network…
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Inmarsat board agrees to sell company for $3.4bn

The British satellite communications company Inmarsat has agreed to a $3.4bn (£2.6bn) takeover by a group led by the private equity firms Apax and Warburg Pincus, becoming the latest UK technology business to be sold to investment companies. A consortium made up of London-based Apax, New York-based Warburg and two Canadian pension funds, the Canada…
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