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

Work From Home Security Policies: France Teleworking Guidance

How can MSSPs assist businesses with Work From Home (WFH) policies and cybersecurity management? The French Data Protection Authority authors this guidance.

Accenture Acquires Context Information Security

Accenture, a Top 200 MSSP, is acquiring Context Information Security, a financial services-centric cybersecurity consultancy.

EU-US Privacy Shield: Four FTC Settlements Announced

FTC announces four organizations reach settlements in EU-US Privacy Shield cases.

MSSP CyberProof Acquires Necsia for MDR Cybersecurity Services

Managed security services provider (MSSP) CyberProof acquires Spanish cybersecurity company Necsia for managed detection and response (MDR) & more.

Optiv Security Says European M&A Valuations Are Too High

Optiv Security believes European cybersecurity company valuations are too high, prompting the MSSP to adjust its United Kingdom business footprint.

Finland’s Neste Investigates Large Scale IT Systems Incident

Extensive Neste information system failure impacted oil refinery company’s production operations. Third-party data center suffered hardware failure.

Sophos To Be Acquired By Private Equity

Sophos has agreed to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, the cybersecurity company and private equity firm confirm.

CloudKnox Security Joins NCSC Cyber Accelerator

CloudKnox Security, an identity privilege management platform provider, joins the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cyber Accelerator.

Exabeam Expands Global Availability of Cloud-Based SIEM

Exabeam, a security information & event management (SIEM) platform provider, now offers Exabeam Cloud SaaS for hosting in 15 locations across 13 regions.

Did Microsoft Violate GDPR Compliance Rules?

Did Microsoft remotely collected data on Windows Home & Windows Pro users — and therefore violate General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy rules?