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MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in Europe.

Norsk Hydro LockerGoga Ransomware Attack: Business Recovery Update

Norsk Hydro explains the LockerGoga ransomware attack, business recovery efforts, and the status of various systems.

EU Adopts Europol Protocol to Handle Cross-border Cyber Attacks

European Union member states have adopted a new Europol emergency response protocol for law enforcement agencies to handle major cross-border cybersecurity attacks.

Norsk Hydro: LockerGoga Ransomware Cyberattack Triggers Network Outage

Norsk Hydro suffers LockerGoga ransomware cyberattack. Norwegian aluminum company suffers worldwide technology network outage. Updated March 20, 7:23 a.m. ET.

eSentire MDR: 90% European Bookings Growth Since 2017

Managed security services provider (MSSP) & managed detection & response (MDR) company eSentire records 90% bookings growth in Europe over the past two years.

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.

Orange Acquires UK’s Largest Independent MSSP, SecureData

French telecommunications company Orange acquires SecureData, an MSSP and the UK’s largest independent cybersecurity services provider.

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.