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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).

Iranian Hackers Implicated in Global DNS Highjacking Campaign

Iranian hackers may be behind a surge of domain name system (DNS) hijacks that targeted government, telecommunications & internet infrastructure domains, FireEye reports.

Cyber Insurance Provider CFC Unveils Business Interruption Coverage

Cyber insurance company CFC now offers coverage to protect organizations against cryptojacking & interruptions triggered by cyberattacks & IT system failures.

Telecom Data Security Flaw: Orange SA Modems Leak WiFi Info

 A security flaw has been discovered that exposed the WiFi credentials from more than 19,000 modems from French telecommunications operator Orange S.A.

MSSP ITC Secure Appoints Arno Robbertse as Interim CEO

British managed security services provider (MSSP) & network security consultancy ITC Secure appoints Arno Robbertse as its interim chief executive officer (CEO).

Cylance Consulting Intros GDPR Assessments

Cylance’s consulting arm now offers European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) assessments.

A1 Embraces RadarServices for Security Operations Center as a Service

Austrian mobile network operator A1 & IT risk detection company RadarServices partner to deliver a security operations center-as-a-service (SOCaaS) offering.

Report: Hackers Hit 500,000 Italian Certified Email Accounts

Hackers breach a server holding roughly 500,000 Italian certified email accounts in what one local official called the “worst attack” in nearly a year.

Symantec: Gallmaker Hackers Target Foreign Governments

Symantec discovers Gallmaker cyber attackers zeroing in on government & military organizations, including embassies of an Eastern European country and Middle East military and defense targets.

FireEye: Russian Researchers Tied to Saudi Infrastructure Attack

Security provider FireEye on Monday blames Moscow-based, government run think tank for supporting malware that caused the shuttering of a Saudi petrochemical plant.

SIEM Provider Exabeam Hires EMEA VP, Targets Splunk

Exabeam hires former Skyhigh Networks executive for EMEA expansion, and strives to counter Splunk in SIEM (security information and event management) market.