Colombo Dockyard PLC

Sophos Solutions Protect Colombo Dockyard PLC from Advanced Threats

Established in 1974, Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) is a 1400+ strong organization located in Colombo, Sri Lanka within the port of Colombo, the hub of all major shipping lanes connecting the West, the Middle East, the Far East, as well as Africa and Australia. It conducts both dry dock and afloat operations and is actively involved in ship building, ship repairing and heavy engineering activities. It uses state-of-the-art machinery and equipment to service more than 200 ships annually and builds highly sophisticated complex vessels for a clientele worldwide, where the detailed design engineering is developed in house using high-end 3D modelling software operating from various remote locations. As is the case with any organization that belongs to a strategic domain, Colombo Dockyard experienced numerous malware and ransomware attacks and realized that its CDPLC ICT systems and overall IT infrastructure needed cutting-edge protection from advanced and ever-evolving threats.

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