2020-07-27 SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. Cybersecurity Incident

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SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. initially disclosed a cybersecurity incident in an SEC 8-K filing on 2020-07-27 17:26:42 EDT.

Incident Details

Material: Unknown
Is Breach: Unknown
Records Compromised: Unknown
Data Types Impacted: No Data Types Tracked (yet)

Compromised Date:
Detected Date: 2020-07-14
Disclosure Date: 2020-07-27
Contained Date:
Recovered Date:

Attack Goal: Unknown

Costs: No Costs Tracked (yet)


8-K filed on 2020-07-27

SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. filed an 8-K at 2020-07-27 17:26:42 EDT
Accession Number: 0001104659-20-086912

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On July 14, 2020, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. (the “Company”) detected a ransomware attack on its information technology systems. Promptly upon its detection of the attack, the Company launched an investigation and notified law enforcement, and legal counsel and other incident response professionals were engaged. While the Company’s investigation of the incident is ongoing, the Company has implemented a series of containment and remediation measures and taken steps to prevent the ransomware from functioning any further. The Company has recovered all of its critical operational data, and the incident has not had a significant impact on the Company’s business operations or ability to service its customers. Based on the information currently known, the Company does not expect the incident to have a material impact on its business, operations or financial results. The Company carries insurance, including cyber insurance, commensurate with its size and the nature of its operations. Since detection of the incident, the Company has implemented additional and enhanced measures to reinforce the security of its information technology systems.

Company Information

NameSiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc.
SIC DescriptionWholesale-Professional & Commercial Equipment & Supplies
CategoryLarge accelerated filer
Fiscal Year EndDecember 30