EMEA

MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa).

Cloud SIEM Provider Sumo Logic Touts European MSSP Momentum

Sumo Logic cloud-based SIEM attracts some European MSSPs, MDR service providers & distributors. Can new cloud-based SOAR fuel more momentum?

SIEM for MSSPs: Exabeam VP James Anderson Seeks to Grow EMEA Channel Partner Ecosystem

Security information & event management (SIEM) software provider Exabeam names James Anderson as area VP for EMEA channels. Is Exabeam IPO on horizon?

SGT Capital Acquires Cybersecurity and Compliance Company Utimaco

SGT Capital acquires cybersecurity-as-a-service & compliance company Utimaco from private equity firm EQT. Bain Capital Credit assists M&A deal.

BT Invests in Cyber Risk Management Company Safe Security

BT, a Top 250 MSSP, invests in Safe Security; BT managed security services leverage Security Assessment Framework for Enterprises (SAFE) platform.

MDR Provider eSentire Announces EMEA Expansion Plans

Top 250 MSSP & Top 40 MDR security services provider eSentire hires Piers Morgan as its GM for EMEA & intends to add 20 members to EMEA team.

Arctic Wolf Confirms European SOC, MDR Security Partner Plans

North America’s Arctic Wolf expanding channel-focused security, MDR & SOC services to EMEA amid $4 billion Arctic Wolf valuation rumor.

Italy Creates National Cybersecurity Agency

Amid concerns about alleged Russia hacking activities, Italy’s cabinet approves plan to create national cybersecurity agency operating under Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s authority.

French Insurer AXA Drops Ransomware Payment Coverage

European insurer AXA will no longer underwrite cyber insurance policies to reimburse companies for ransomware payments after cyber attacks.

Ransomware Attacks Ireland Health Service; Cybersecurity Partners Investigate

Ransomware attack forces Ireland’s nationwide Health Services Executive (HSE) network to shut down IT systems. HSE’s cybersecurity partners assist cyberattack investigation.

UK MSSP Performanta Acquires Microsoft IAM Company Identity Experts

Performanta acquires Microsoft Gold Security Partner & identity & access management (IAM) company Identity Experts to enhance its Microsoft portfolio.