Sony Execs Attempt to Reassure Staff After Damaging Hack

Executives at Sony Corp.’s Hollywood film studio sought to reassure staff on Monday that the studio would get well from an enormous cyberattack that uncovered inner emails and delicate worker knowledge. Michael Lynton, CEO and Chairman of Sony Footage Leisure, and Co-Chairman Amy Pascal addressed employees at two separate conferences in a packed sound stage on the corporate’s lot in Culver Metropolis, California, in accordance with an worker who attended one of many periods. Lynton informed staff they need to not fear concerning the studio’s future, a Sony spokeswoman stated. He additionally praised employees for his or her work to maintain productions operating after the assault, the spokeswoman stated. Hackers attacked Sony’s pc community final month and have launched inner paperwork that, in accordance with revealed studies, have included personal knowledge on worker salaries, advertising plans and contracts with enterprise companions.

As well as, the paperwork included an trade during which Pascal joked about President Obama’s race. After media retailers reported that info, Pascal issued a public apology for "insensitive and inappropriate" emails. At one in every of Monday’s conferences with employees, Pascal was "close to tears" and apologized once more for her feedback, in line with the worker in attendance. Pascal didn’t reply to a request for touch upon Monday.

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First revealed December 15 2014, 5:09 PM