Ansa Mcal has revealed that its IT systems in Barbados were recently impacted by what it calls a security incident causing moderate disruption of its business.
In a release the company said: “We would like to inform that some of our companies’ IT systems in Barbados were recently affected by a security incident. This issue also impacted TATIL and TATIL Life in Trinidad.”
The conglomerate noted that since the incident it had taken measures to protect the integrity of its systems in Barbados and other parts of its business.
“Since then, our local IT teams, with the support of international resources have taken prudent and measured steps to ensure the integrity of our systems.Although there has been some moderate disruption in service, customers continue to be served at TATIL’s Head Office and all branch locations. “ the release read.
According to Ansa it expects that the situation will be normalized over the next few days.
“We take the security of our IT systems extremely seriously and regret any inconvenience to our stakeholders,” the release ended.
AnsaMcal is one of the largest conglomerates in the Caribbean with operations in several parts of the region. It is headquartered in T&T and in the parent company of Guardian Media.