2020-11-24 BELDEN INC. Cybersecurity Incident

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BELDEN INC. initially disclosed a cybersecurity incident in an SEC 8-K filing on 2020-11-24 16:47:31 EST.

Incident Details

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

Compromised Date:
Detected Date:
Disclosure Date: 2020-11-24
Contained Date:
Recovered Date:

Attack Goal: Unknown

Costs: No Costs Tracked (yet)


8-K filed on 2020-11-24

BELDEN INC. filed an 8-K at 2020-11-24 16:47:31 EST
Accession Number: 0000913142-20-000055

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On November 24, 2020, Belden Inc. (the “Company”) announced that its information technology network was impacted by a data incident. The Company took immediate steps to contain the incident and has notified and, is working closely with, law enforcement and cybersecurity experts. This issue did not impact production at the Company’s manufacturing plants, or its shipping and quality control, which, along with all other company functions, are operating normally.

Based on the information known to date, the Company believes that personal information of current and former employees, as well as limited company information of some of our business partners was accessed. The Company is taking steps to notify impacted individuals and companies in addition to the appropriate governmental data privacy authorities. Impacted individuals will be offered credit monitoring and/or identity protection services, where available, at no charge.

The Company does not believe that the incident will have a material impact on its business or financial condition.

Security, in all forms, remains a critical priority at Belden, and the Company will continue to take all appropriate measures to further safeguard the integrity of its information technology infrastructure.

Company Information

SIC DescriptionDrawing & Insulating of Nonferrous Wire
TickerBDC - NYSE
CategoryLarge accelerated filer
Fiscal Year EndDecember 30