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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).

British Airways Data Breach: How Will GDPR, EU Officials Respond?

The British Airways customer data breach raises questions about how GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) enforcers & EU (European Union) regulators will react to the massive breach.

Government Cybersecurity: Every Country for Itself?

Germany will develop its own cybersecurity technology to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers. Will the government cyber market fragment on a country by country basis?

Report: U.K. Data Privacy Complaints Spike Under GDPR Enforcement

Privacy-related complaints have skyrocketed since the European Union’s GDPR took effect in May 2018, a new report said.

CyberArk CEO Highlights Partner Momentum, Downplays Potential Cisco-Duo Threat

CyberArk CEO Udi Mukady touts channel partner momentum and downplays potential competition from Cisco Systems and Duo Security.

Avensus Acquires AuditConnect Amid Managed Security Services Push

Avensus, a Dutch cloud and managed security services provider (MSSP), acquires AuditConnect, a Netherlands-based specialist in privacy and security and IT auditing.

MSP Claranet Acquires Penetration Testing Firm NotSoSecure

UK-based managed service provider (MSP) Claranet acquires NotSoSecure & plans to add ethical hacking training & penetration testing services to its portfolio.

Panda Security Hires Former McAfee Director, Eyes MSSP Market Growth

IT security solutions provider Panda Security adds ex-McAfee director María Campos as its VP of worldwide key account sales for MSSPs & telecommunications.

LogPoint SIEM Expands In US, Hires Cisco Sales Executive

Security information & event management (SIEM) solutions firm LogPoint of Denmark opens U.S. office. Cisco Systems veteran will drive U.S. sales and channel partnerships.

Carbon Black Names Former FireEye Executive Jon Kane as EMEA Channel Director

Next-generation endpoint security solutions provider Carbon Black appoints former FireEye executive Jon Kane to manage its channel strategy across EMEA.

Hackers Attack Cisco Switches in Hit on Iranian, Russian Data Centers

Somebody hacked into data centers in Iran and Russia late last week by exploiting a vulnerable software tool for Cisco Systems’ networking gear. A patch for the known vulnerability has been widely available, though apparently not applied in this case.