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

Email Privacy on Trial: SCOTUS to Resolve Microsoft/DoJ Standoff

The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will resolve a years-long dispute between Microsoft & the Justice Department involving email data on overseas servers.

Nine23 Adds Mi3 Machine Learning to Mobile Managed Security Portfolio

Managed security services provider (MSSP) Nine23 integrates the cloud-based Mi3 Security RECON Platform into its mobile management & security portfolio.

Kaspersky Lab Still On the Hot Seat: What About NSA Hacking Tools?

Kaspersky Lab maintains innocence as controversy swirls. Amid NSA hack, Israel spies tip off U.S. counterparts about alleged Kaspersky-Russia connection.

Amid Layoffs, BAE Systems Sharpens Managed Cybersecurity Focus

BAE Systems, the defense contractor and Top 100 MSSP for 2017, is cutting nearly 2,000 jobs while sharpening its focus on managed cybersecurity services.

More Russia: Tensions Mount Over Another NSA Cybersecurity Breach

Did Russia hack the NSA (National Security Agency) & White House Chief of Staff John Kelly — and was Kaspersky Lab’s software partly involved?

Justice Department Accuses Google of “Alarming” Tactics in Fight over SCA Search Warrant

The dispute between the U.S. government & Google concerning the company’s refusal to hand over customer data stored on foreign servers takes an odd twist. 

EU Publishes Measures to Strengthen EU Cybersecurity Structures and Capabilities

A Joint Communication to the European Parliament & the Council of the European Union pursues strong cybersecurity for the EU. Hunton & Williams explains

Equifax: Data Breach May Affect 400,000 UK Customers

Equifax data breach allows cybercriminals to access the names, emails & other personal information of roughly 400,000 customers in the UK, the company says.

GDPR Readiness: Compliance Deadline Looms, Confusion Remains

Nearly 40% of organizations don’t know if they need to comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), WatchGuard & Vanson Bourne research reveals.

ISO 27001 Part 3: Passing a Formal Audit to Get Certified

Anitian describes the ISO 27001 audit process and some important considerations surrounding the ISO compliance process.