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

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: FTC Takes Action Against False Claims

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) takes action against companies that allegedly misrepresented compliance with EU-U.S. & Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks.

UK Issues Ryuk Ransomware Warning

Cybercriminals are using Ryuk ransomware to target global organizations & the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is investigating Ryuk campaigns.

Cybereason Touts EMEA Cybersecurity, MSSP Partner Momentum

Cybereason endpoint detection & response (EDR) gains cybersecurity momentum in EMEA. MSSPs & channel partners like Arm, EVRY & Trustwave assist the effort.

UK Prepares “Offensive Hacking” Cyber Operations Center

The United Kingdom will spend £22 million (US$28 million) to fund a cyber operations center to defend the nation against cyber attackers and possibly launch offensives.

Huawei Pitches No-Spy Agreements vs. U.S. Pushback

Huawei, seeking 5G wireless network deployment contracts, will sign a “no-spy agreement” with foreign governments. But U.S. & U.K. cybersecurity concerns linger.

Chinese Hackers Harness NSA Tools to Attack Europe, Asia

Chinese (Buckeye) cyber spies leveraged NSA hacking tools and reverse engineered the code to attack targets in Europe and Asia, Symantec says,

Orange Acquires SecureLink, Creates Massive MSSP

Orange is acquiring SecureLink, one of Europe’s largest MSSPs offering cybersecurity consulting, integration, managed detection and response (MDR) services.

Hackers Weaponize TeamViewer Remote Control Software

Cybercriminals use TeamViewer remote access software to target European government finance authorities & representatives, Check Point Software research indicates.

MSSP, IT Security Acquisition: Nixu Buys Denmark’s Ezenta

Finnish cybersecurity company Nixu acquires Ezenta, a Danish IT security consulting firm. The combined firm offers managed security services across 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.