The infamous Sony breach was dubbed the ‘hack of the century’ for a reason. The intruders stole and dumped all of Sony’s confidential information to public file sharing sites, exposing a large amount of sensitive data about customers, employees and the organisation itself. They also wiped out half of Sony’s global network, driving the company to the regressed usage of fax machines, communication through postal messages and the cumbersome payment, with paper cheques, to several thousand employees. The hack repairs cost the company €14 million in addition to lost revenues and reputational damage.
As part of its growth strategy for Consulting services, Deloitte Malta have announced that an agreement has been reached for Alert Group to integrate into Deloitte Malta. The combined organisation will deliver a portfolio of services that will drive growth in an age of digital transformation.
Malta's Individual Investor Programme (IIP) is the only citizenship programme in the European Union that has been recognised by the European Commission. MaltaProfile met with Stuart MacFeeters, Managing Partner at Henley & Partners, to find out more about the IIP.
Paris, London and New York define cosmopolitan living at its best and are home to the most ethnically diverse populations. While Malta is not as fast-paced as these metropolises, there aren’t many places in the world that make it so easy for foreigners to feel at home. Malta’s international outlook and its fast-growing economy, combined with a lifestyle that comes with the Mediterranean environment, are attracting people from all over the world to work and live on the island. In addition to offering the common routes to residency and citizenship, in Malta foreigners can also take advantage of special residency programmes, as well as a citizenship-by-investment programme.