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Audensiel acquires Brussels-based Cream Consulting

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

date21 days ago
France plans mass surveillance for Paris 2024 Olympics

France plans mass surveillance for Paris 2024 Olympics

France aims to expand its surveillance capabilities for the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics by implementing real-time camera systems to detect suspicious behaviour, such as unsupervised luggage and potentially dangerous crowd movements. A law proposing temporary government powers will be voted on by ... Read more

date22 days ago
Cyberattack hits French hospital, six patients transferred

Cyberattack hits French hospital, six patients transferred

The André-Mignot Hospital in Versailles fell victim to a cyberattack. As a precaution, several IT systems were taken offline. Six patients have been transferred to nearby locations. The attack took place on Saturday evening, according to news channel Franceinfo. Health Minister François Braun... Read more

date2 months ago
Europe needs ‘unwavering unity’ against China and US in space

Europe needs ‘unwavering unity’ against China and US in space

French Economy minister Bruno Le Maire stated that Europe must stand together to compete with China and the US in space. According to Le Maire, Europe has to increase its strategic autonomy in order to challenge countries like the United States and China. The minister said that governments ne... Read more

date3 months ago
France bans Office 365 and Google Workspace in schools

France bans Office 365 and Google Workspace in schools

The minister of Education says the two platforms do not meet current privacy requirements. The French Ministry of National Education has urged educational institutions to stop using free versions of Google Workspace and Microsoft Office 365 for schools and students. The Ministry said the offerin... Read more

date3 months ago
France fines Discord €800,000 for privacy infractions

France fines Discord €800,000 for privacy infractions

The French CNIL has demanded a fine for violations of the EU's GDPR. French privacy and data authority CNIL announced that US tech company Discord has been fined €800,000 for violating the EU's GDPR. Discord is a platform that allows users to communicate over the internet via microphone, c... Read more

date3 months ago
Sopra Steria acquires Belgian IT service provider Tobania

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

date3 months ago
French defence giant Thales says it may have been hacked

French defence giant Thales says it may have been hacked

Thales, a major French defence and technology group, announced that criminal group LockBit 3.0 claims to have stolen some of its data and threatens to publish it. Thales noted it had not received a formal ransom demand at the time of its announcement. The company said LockBit 3.0 announced plans... Read more

date3 months ago
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