Lansweeper acquires security startup RankedRight
Lansweeper announced the acquisition of RankedRight. The startup's software prioritizes system vulnerabilities. Lansweeper, a Belgium-based provider of monitoring solutions, wants to use the acquisition to expand its offering with security features.
RankedRight was founded in 2020. The startup ... Read more
‘EU publishers and advertisers struggle with IAB’s new platform’
European publishers and advertisers are struggling with the implementation of industry association IAB Europe's new advertising platform. Companies doubt the system's compliance and suspect there's more to the release than meets the eye.
Last year, Belgian privacy regulator GBA declared that I... Read more
Audensiel acquires Brussels-based Cream Consulting
French IT services provider Audensiel announced the acquisition of Cream Consulting.
Cream Consulting provides managed services in the areas of software development, infrastructure, security and business intelligence. The Brussels-based organization was founded in 2010.
Its 200 employees s... Read more
Belgium-based Cumul.io raises €10 million for low-code analytics
Cumul.io has secured €10 million in venture capital to hire staff and expand into new markets. The Belgium-based firm develops a low-code platform for analytics and data visualization.
The investment brings Cumul.io's total funding to €13.1 million. The round was led by French venture capit... Read more
Belgian government protects EDPnet from creditors until January
EDPnet is protected from creditors until the end of January. The Belgian provider is in dire financial straits. The initial protection period was scheduled to end on December 15, but the date has been moved.
EDPnet's financial situation came to light in November. The provider asked a Belgian co... Read more
Ransomware group Play threatens to publish Antwerp’s data
Ransomware group Play claims to hold 557GB of data from the city of Antwerp. The local government fell victim to a ransomware attack last week.
Play listed the city of Antwerp on its darkweb page on Sunday. The ransomware group uses the page to publicize victims. Play claims to hold 557GB of cit... Read more
Ransomware hits city of Antwerp
Cybercriminals infected the city's IT systems with ransomware. Residents are unable to make appointments for public affairs. Antwerp's police and museums are partially offline.
The attack took place on the night of December 5-6. A city spokesperson told De Standaard that ransomware was found on... Read more
Sopra Steria acquires Belgian IT service provider Tobania
Sopra Steria announced the acquisition of Belgian IT service provider Tobania. The French IT firm hopes to gain a foothold in the Belgian market. Sopra Steria is interested in the region due to its high density of European and financial institutions.
The financial details weren't disclosed. Sopr... Read more
Belgian provider EDPnet is in dire financial straits
Belgian provider EDPnet is in financial trouble, according to website Data News. The provider was granted temporary creditor protection by a Belgian court. The company is said to have debts with network operator Proximus, among others.
Data News stated that EDPnet obtained creditor protection fr... Read more
Google plans new Belgian datacenter in La Louvière
Google plans to establish a new datacenter near the Belgian city of La Louvière. The tech giant has recently purchased 36 acres of land.
Belgian media report that Google plans to build its new datacenter in Ecaussines, a municipality in the Belgian province of Hainaut. Ecaussines lies south of ... Read more