Gemalto, with its identity and data solutions, is an asset to Thales
At the beginning of April, a wish for Gemalto and Thales was
finally fulfilled. The two companies then completed the takeover of 4.8 billion
euros. Thales saw the main reason for the acquisition as a result of Gemalto's
digital identity and security technology. For once reason for us to discuss
the... Read more
Thales completes Gemalto acquisition
Thales, the French manufacturer of defence electronics, has completed the acquisition of security company Gemalto, reports Reuters. The acquisition involved 4.8 billion euros. The acquisition will increase Thales' presence in the security market.
"Together, we are making a giant in digital identity... Read more
Merger Thales and Gemalto reaches next phase with acquire 86 percent shares
Thales says it has now acquired almost 86 percent of Gemalto's shares. The bid must be completed on 2 April, according to De Telegraaf. For the other shares, a post-acceptance period of two weeks will be introduced on 1 April.
Thales is the largest defence electronics manufacturer in the European Un... Read more
Thales and Gemalto get antitrust exemption in US
Thales and Gemalto have been granted an antitrust exemption in the United States. Earlier this month, the two companies were granted permission by the Ministry of Justice to take over Gemalto by Thales. Today, a judge also approves the antitrust exemption and the completion of the takeover is one st... Read more
Gemalto expands Cloud HSM On Demand solutions
Gemalto has expanded its Cloud HSM On Demand portfolio with three new solutions. These are HSM On Demand for CyberArk, HSM On Demand for Hyperledger and HSM On Demand for Oracle TDE. All three solutions are available via the SafeNet Data Protection on Demand platform.
"A higher risk of cyber attacks... Read more
Gemalto launches its first 5G SIM card before the summer.
Gemalto claims to have developed the first 5G SIM card and will launch it before the summer. The 5G Sim comes in three versions: a traditional removable SIM card, a built-in SIM card (eSIM) and a M2M SIM card (machine-to-machine).
All versions follow both the specifications of the 3GPP and the reco... Read more
“Many organizations have no insight into data leaks from IoT devices.
According to Gemalto research, only 48 percent of organisations can detect an infringement of Internet or Things (IoT) devices. This is remarkable, as at the same time Gemalto shows that IT budgets are increasing because of the belief that security is an important consideration for consumers. 14 per... Read more
Thales may take over Gemalto from EU and Australia
In a short space of time, both the Australian and European market watchdogs have given the green light for the acquisition of chip manufacturer Gemalto by Thales. There are, however, a number of conditions attached to this. The chance that the companies will actually merge is high by now.
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Majority of consumers stop doing business with company at a data breach
The impact of cybercrime is considerable. Much bigger than I thought. The majority of consumers (66%) do not seem to be inclined to shop or do business with an organisation from which personal data has been stolen. As a result, the damage caused by a data breach continues for longer than expected.
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Gemalto: ‘Worldwide, 17,460 records are stolen per minute’.
Worldwide, 4.5 billion records were affected by 945 data breaches in the first half of 2018. This is shown by the new Breach Level Index of security company Gemalto. The number of lost, stolen or degraded records increased by 133 percent compared to the same period in 2017. The number of total infri... Read more