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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).

Slingshot Malware Infects Network Routers, Kaspersky Lab Reveals

“Slingshot,” a form of router-based malware, surfaces in cyber-espionage attacks, Kaspersky Lab reports.

Report: U.S. Eyes U.K. Model for Possible National Cyber Security Strategy

U.S. cyber intelligence may emulate strategies from the U.K.’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC). The NCSC offers advice & support to manage incidents, protect critical infrastructure & offer guidelines to defend against cyber threats.

European Banking Authority (EBA) Rules Out Secure Open Banking?

It seems perverse that technical regulations associated with the opening of electronic payment services may inhibit modern cybersecurity measures.

Cloud Data & Email Privacy: Microsoft vs. U.S. Government Intensifies As EU Preps Legislation

Microsoft vs. Justice Department cloud data & email privacy case heads to U.S. Supreme Court just as European Union proposes more legislation.

Report: Venture-backed MSSP Seeks Multiple Cybersecurity Acquisitions

ITC Secure Networking, a London-based MSSP owned by venture capital firm C5 Capital, seeks multiple cybersecurity acquisitions in the pan-European market.

Optiv Managed Security Services Push Explores European Acquisitions

Optiv, a Top 100 MSSP, hires Simon Church for European managed security services push & potential cybersecurity acquisitions in the region.

Why Mobile Phone Retailer Faces Unprecedented Security-related Fine

Hunton & Williams explains why The Car Phone Warehouse faces at £400,000 monetary penalty over security and privacy issues.

British MSSP ITC Secure Acquires G3’s Cybersecurity Practice

British managed security services provider ITC Secure buys the cybersecurity practice of business intelligence firm G3 & investment company Kinnevik AB.

KPMG Wants Cyber Security Apprentices to Groom into Experts

KPMG, a Top 100 MSSP for 2017, develops mentorship program to train and develop cybersecurity experts, digital forensic professionals and more.

SWIFT Attacks: Cyber Crooks Foiled Pursuing $1M from Russian Bank

Cyber crooks reportedly tried to steal nearly $1 million from Russian state bank Globex, using the SWIFT funds transfer messaging. Here’s how.