< Back to Insights

SPECIAL ALERT: Update on Ransomware Attack

June 30, 2017

IMPACT OF JUNE 27 RANSOMWARE ATTACK ON PRIME POLICY GROUPA number of WPP companies, including Prime Policy Group, were disrupted by the global ransomware attack of June 27. Steady progress is being made toward restoring all services. That said, our emphasis is not only on speed, but also on safety, while we work to minimize any disruption for our clients, partners and people.Contact Us: Email, Phone and TextIf for any reason you have been unable to connect with Prime Policy Group, please send a message to and we will get back to you soon. Our offices are open and teams are standing by if you need to reach someone immediately. Abbi Stuaan is available to connect on client issues and share team contact information (call/text: 202-594-7434; email: abbi.stuaan@bmcomms.com).If you need more information on the technology situation, please contact Burson-Marsteller New York headquarters (call: 212-614-4000; text: 646-874-2396).Data ProtectionData security is always a top concern. We have no evidence to suggest any confidential information has been compromised.ProgressEverything is being done to restore normal operations as soon as possible. As soon as we became aware of the attack, we took precautionary measures, including shutting down some systems, to protect business and client information. We are in the process of bringing those systems back online in a measured and prudent process, in line with our technical recommendations and best practices. Further updates will follow.Current as of June 30, 3:25 p.m. More information will be provided as it is available — thank you for your patience.

Back to Insights

Our Capabilities


We build a strategy around your priorities that can evolve to meet changing demands. Learn how we can elevate your profile and achieve your policy goals.

See All Capabilities