Equinix reports full containment of recent cyber security incident
The company continues to investigate and interact directly with employees, customers and partners as appropriate.
Global interconnection and data center company Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) has managed to tackle a recent cyber incident.
An update provided by the company on September 17, 2020 at 7:50 PM PDT says that the mitigation efforts have been successful. The company continues to investigate and interact directly with employees, customers and partners as appropriate.
A brief notice from Equinix’s blog says:
“Our mitigation efforts have yielded full containment of the recent security incident. While we continue to investigate and interact directly with employees, customers and partners as appropriate, we will no longer be providing daily updates via this blog”.
Let’s recall that, on September 9, 2020, Equinix confirmed there was security incident it had detected that involves ransomware on some of its internal systems. Equinix’s teams took immediate and decisive action to address the incident, notified law enforcement and are continuing to investigate.
“Note that as most customers operate their own equipment within Equinix data centers, this incident has had no impact on their operations or the data on their equipment at Equinix. The security of the data in our systems is always a top priority and we intend to take all necessary actions, as appropriate, based on the results of our investigation”, the company said.