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MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa).

PwC, Palo Alto Networks Partner on MDR, XDR Cybersecurity Services

PwC & Palo Alto Networks expand cybersecurity partnership to offer managed detection and response (MDR) & XDR services to joint customers.

Atos Acquiring Penetration Testing Company SEC Consult Group

Atos, a Top 250 MSSP, acquires SEC Consult Group for penetration testing, red teaming, technical assessments & cybersecurity services.

Pandemic Displays Cyber Criminals’ Innovation and Malevolence, Europol Warns

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has handed opportunistic cyber criminals a climate rife with fear and uncertainty to exploit, Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, reports.

EU Council Imposes First-Ever Sanctions against Cyber Attacks

The Council of the European Union in July imposed for the first time restrictive measures against six individuals & three entities responsible for or involved in various cyber attacks.

European Union Sanctions Chinese, Russian Nationals for Alleged Hacking

Six alleged hackers & three organizations have been banned from entering European Union (EU) states & their assets frozen, in first-ever EU cyber sanctions.

SentinelOne, Infinigate Target European Endpoint Security Market Growth

Endpoint security software provider SentinelOne partners with Infinigate, a value-added distributor, to accelerate its European cybersecurity market growth.

MSSP Atos Seeks to Acquire French IoT Cybersecurity Company

Managed security services provider (MSSP) Atos negotiates to acquire French cybersecurity consulting firm digital.security to bolster IoT, European market presence.

LinkedIn Spear Phishing Attacks Target European Aerospace, Military Companies

European Aerospace & military companies are the prime targets of hackers using Microsoft-owned social media platform LinkedIn, ESET research says.

Cyberattack Hits UK Power Grid Company Elexon

Elexon, part of the United Kingdom’s electric grid ecosystem, suffers cyberattack that impacts some email. But mission-critical systems remain online.

Ransomware Attack: Hackers Hit European Private Hospital Operator

Cybercriminals have launched a ransomware attack against Fresenius, Europe’s largest private hospital operator, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.