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Aker Solutions entity in Brazil subject to cyber attack

February 14, 2023 - Aker Solutions’ subsidiary CSE in Brazil has become victim of a cyber-attack that has impacted its IT systems. Aker Solutions is working to contain and neutralize the attack, but does not yet know the full extent of the situation. 

Dialog is being established with authorities in Brazil about the incident. Aker Solutions global IT organization is working to resolve the situation together with external expertise.  

The attack is currently directed at CSE, and the attackers claim that they have entered the IT systems, encrypted digital files and locked access to data. 

Aker Solutions have carried out several immediate mitigating actions, including temporarily shutting down most of the IT-systems used in the CSE business entity. So far there are no indications that other parts of Aker Solutions’ IT systems than the ones of subsidiary CSE have been infected.  

CSE is a fully-owned Aker Solutions subsidiary with approximately 450 employees in Brazil. CSE’s main business is providing maintenance and modifications services to oil and gas installations offshore Brazil.  

Aker Solutions is doing its outmost to limit impact on employees, customers and other partners.   


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Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.

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