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

PSD2: Strong Customer Authentication Done Right

The Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), an upcoming EC regulation, will have a massive impact on the Finance Industry. Martin Kuppinger explains why.

ISO 27001 Compliance Part 1: The Fundamentals, GDPR Alignment & More

ISO 27001 compliance is the most direct path to alignment with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and an excellent framework for internal governance.

Gartner Worldwide Information Security Spending Forecast Predicts MSSP Bundles

Technology research firm Gartner expects information security spending to rise & says 40% of all managed security service contracts will be bundled by 2020.

UK Organizations May Face Cybersecurity Fines, Financial Penalties

Substandard cybersecurity practices could cost U.K. organizations upwards of $20 million, or 4 percent of global sales, according to government proposals.

Carbon Black Pursues EMEA Cybersecurity Partner Growth

Antivirus & endpoint security company Carbon Black appoints former Trend Micro distribution sales manager for Germany to serve as its DACH channel manager.

Brexit, GDPR Technology Compliance Tips: Webroot Survey Results

Most UK small & midsized businesses misunderstand Brexit’s impact on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Webroot research shows.

New Petya, Goldeneye Ransomware Cyberattacks Spread Globally; Merck Hit

New Petya- & Goldeneye-related ransomware cyberattacks spread worldwide, hitting Merck and other major companies.

Brute Force Cyberattack Compromises 90 UK Parliament Email Accounts

Hackers launched a cyberattack attack on all UK Parliamentary user email accounts in attempt to identify weak passwords, British authorities said.

European Commission Pursues Greater EU Role in Cybersecurity

European Commission seeks greater role in directing cybersecurity policy & responses across EU member states. Hunton & Williams LLP explains.

IBM Security Opens Another X-Force Cybersecurity Command Center

IBM opens European X-Force Command Center in Poland to help orgs address EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & cybersecurity incident response.