Europe

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

Cloud SIEM Provider Sumo Logic Touts European MSSP Momentum

Sumo Logic cloud-based SIEM attracts some European MSSPs, MDR service providers & distributors. Can new cloud-based SOAR fuel more momentum?

TD Synnex Launches SOCaaS for UK Security Partners

Technology distributor & solutions aggregator TD Synnex offers security operations center-as-a-service (SOCaaS) to channel partners.

SGT Capital Acquires Cybersecurity and Compliance Company Utimaco

SGT Capital acquires cybersecurity-as-a-service & compliance company Utimaco from private equity firm EQT. Bain Capital Credit assists M&A deal.

RansomEXX Ransomware Attacks Italy COVID-19 Vaccination Portal

RansomEXX ransomware attacks Italian health portal used to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments, rocking the country’s fight vs. the coronavirus.

China-Linked APT31 Exploiting Home Routers In French Hacking Operation

APT31 (aka Zirconium) cyberattacks target French organizations, France’s national cybersecurity agency warns. APT31 previously implicated in Microsoft Exchange Server attacks.

BT Invests in Cyber Risk Management Company Safe Security

BT, a Top 250 MSSP, invests in Safe Security; BT managed security services leverage Security Assessment Framework for Enterprises (SAFE) platform.

Secureworks Localizes XDR for European Union Customers, Partners

Secureworks, a Top 250 MSSP, localizes Taegis XDR (eXtended Detection & Response) security data for European Union (EU) customers & channel partners.

Arctic Wolf Confirms European SOC, MDR Security Partner Plans

North America’s Arctic Wolf expanding channel-focused security, MDR & SOC services to EMEA amid $4 billion Arctic Wolf valuation rumor.

NATO Allies Vow to Fight Ransomware Attacks in Collective Policy Statement

In the recent NATO summit, the 30 international allies vowed to use the full force of their alliance to fight ransomware attacks worldwide.

Italy Creates National Cybersecurity Agency

Amid concerns about alleged Russia hacking activities, Italy’s cabinet approves plan to create national cybersecurity agency operating under Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s authority.