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

Ukraine Cyberattack Timeline: Microsoft, CISA, White House and Kyiv Statements

Cyberattacks vs. the Ukraine continue amid concerns that Russia may invade the country. Microsoft describes malware attacks vs. Ukraine.

Cybersecurity Startup XM Cyber Acquired By Grocery Store Giant Schwarz Group

Schwarz Group, the retail giant parent of Lidl & Kaufland, acquires XM Cyber, a cybersecurity startup. Digital & supply chain security focus intensifies.

BT Builds Eagle-i Platform; Seeks to Bolster Managed Security Services

BT cybersecurity platform, Eagle-i, seeks to predict, detect & neutralize cyber threats before they cause damage. Managed security enhancements planned.

European MSSP, Microsoft MISA Partner CWSI’s Expansion Plan

CWSI, an MSSP led by CEO Conor Headon, leverages a mix of reinvestment, debt & equity for aggressive European managed security expansion plan.

EU Warned Russia Not to Launch Cyberattacks Amid German Federal Elections

To protect the integrity of Germany’s federal elections, the European Union reportedly warned Russia not to launch cyberattacks.

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.