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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).

3 Ransomware Trends Every European MSP Should Know

How are ransomware attacks impacting european MSPs (managed IT service providers) & their customers? Datto’s Chris Tate explains survey results.

Malta’s Bank of Valletta Uncertain to Find Hacked $14.7 Million

Malta’s Bank of Valletta (BOV), hit by cyber robbers in a €13 million (US$14.7 million) theft late last week, may never recover the full amount stolen, a bank official said.

European Bank Cyberattack: Hackers Attempt $14.65 Million Theft

Hackers attack Bank of Valletta, create false accounts & attempt to steal $14.65 million. Bank operations resumed Thursday after a complete shutdown on Wednesday.

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: European Data Protection Board’s Report

What did the Second Annual Review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield reveal? Hunton Andrews Kurth offers perspectives.

GDPR Data Privacy Practices Spark Better Business Results, Study Says

Organizations worldwide cultivating GDPR data privacy & compliance practices are showing better business results, a new Cisco Systems study said.

ISACA Confirms New York, European Cybersecurity Conferences

ISACA confirms 2019 cybersecurity conferences in New York and Europe, and new educational content for association’s 50th anniversary.

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).