Sunday 19 May 2024
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KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 27): Cengild Medical Bhd said the information technology (IT) system used by its wholly-owned subsidiary Cengild Sdn Bhd was affected by a data breach that may have leaked patient data.

The healthcare service provider told Bursa Malaysia on Friday that a police report was filed, and a formal report was made to the relevant authorities.

The group said there was no impact on the provision of medical services and no disruption to patient care.

“We have taken immediate and comprehensive actions to contain the breach, and to minimise the potential impact on our patients," it said.

Cengild Medical said its subsidiary will continue to closely monitor the situation, while conducting further assessments of the IT framework and security systems.

"The company shall also continue to reinforce and put in place a continuous assessment of our data security framework, policies, systems, and procedures to ensure that they meet global standards so as to prevent any future recurrences,” said the group.

Cengild Medical said there was no operational or financial impact on the group arising from the incident.

Cengild Medical shares finished at 34.5 sen on Friday, giving the ACE Market-listed group a market capitalisation of RM287.35 million. The counter has declined over 33% since the beginning of this year.

Edited ByS Kanagaraju
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