Global mattress maker identifies cyber incident

Global mattress manufacturer Tempur Sealy International, Inc. has identified a cybersecurity incident involving its IT systems.

On 23 July 2023, Tempur Sealy International, Inc. identified a cybersecurity event involving certain of the Company’s information technology (IT) systems.

Upon discovery of the event, the Company activated its incident response and business continuity plans designed to contain the incident.

This included proactively shutting down certain of the Company’s IT systems, resulting in the temporary interruption of the Company’s operations.

Legal counsel, a cybersecurity forensic firm and other incident response professionals have been engaged to advise on the matter. The Company has also notified law enforcement authorities.

In a statement, the Tempur Sealy said: “As of the date hereof, the Company has begun the process to bring certain of its critical IT systems back online and has resumed operations. The forensic investigation remains ongoing and the Company continues to work to determine whether this incident will have a material impact on its business, operations, or financial results.

“If the Company determines that any personal information was involved, it would endeavour to comply with any reporting obligations it may have with respect to such information under applicable law.”

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