PageUp, the HR management software company, has recently been required to inform its clients that their data may have been compromised after a breach that caused major employers country-wide to suspend their career-related sites.
Founded 20 years ago by husband and wife Karen and Simon Cariss, they initially cropped up as a recruitment platform that focused on job application management, but has grown into employee onboarding as well as performance management, learning and development, and succession planning.
Currently, firms including AMP, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, Asahi, Telstra, Coles, Sony, and Newcrest are clients.
"On May 23, 2018, PageUp detected unusual activity on its IT infrastructure and immediately launched a forensic investigation. On May 28, 2018 our investigations revealed that we have some indicators that client data may have been compromised, a forensic investigation with assistance from an independent third party is currently ongoing," Karen Cariss stated through the company site.
"We take cyber security very seriously and have been working together with international law enforcement, government authorities and independent security experts to fully investigate the matter."
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