Thales’ 2021 sales targets maintained as Q3 sales slide slightly
Thales, the French defense group, reaffirmed full-year financial forecasts, during which time it reported a 1.4% dip in underlying Q3 sales, brought down by comparisons with the easing of a first wave of COVID-19 lockdowns a year ago.
The company makes airport control towers and radars for fight...
Thales works with Google on secure European Google Cloud region
Thales and Google are partnering to offer state-approved/vetted cloud computing services for storing some of France's sensitive data. The companies announced the partnership on Wednesday.
The alliance between Europe's largest defense electronics supplier and Google fulfills a government plan lau...
Don’t make cybersecurity the end user’s problem
Human beings are the weakest link in the chain of cybersecurity, you often hear. Roel van Rijsewijk from Thales is very annoyed about this approach. The reason for this is that the responsibility in this area lies not with the people who deal with it, but with the end users. That must and can be do...
Hitachi acquires Thales’ GTS business in $2 billion deal
The sale follows the French company’s efforts to streamline operations and reaffirm confidence among its investors as it prioritizes its core interests in high-tech defense and aerospace equipment.
Europe’s largest company for defense electronics, Thales, announced they were in talks to sell...
Thales Biometric Payment Card: a post-COVID security solution
The innovation would allow banks to remove limits on contactless payments.
This week Paris-based Thales announced the launch of a new payment card that includes an onboard fingerprint sensor. The innovation promises to deliver improved security and usability as well as an end to contactless paym...
New network encryption can withstand quantum computer attack
Thales and Senetas have jointly released a new solution for network encryption. The companies claim that the encryption is good enough to withstand an attack with a quantum computer.
Quantum computers currently pose little threat to network security, as the existing machines are still relatively...
Thales is ready for disruption with quantum and AI
Thales actively researches the evolution of its solutions through disruptive technologies. According to the company, quantum technology and artificial intelligence (AI) will play a significant role in the future. In fact, new Thales technologies are already ready to be adopted, but due to rules and...
Thales brings digital version of ID cards to smartphones
Thales has launched Gemalto Digital ID Wallet. This solution makes it possible for governments to issue a secure digital version of ID cards and driving licences. Users can use these identifiers on their smartphone.
Gemalto Digital ID Wallet makes it possible for Dutch people to identify themselves ...
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
Thales strongly advocates regulation and certification of AI
In recent years, Thales has invested heavily in new
technology through its own research and acquisitions. A total of 7 billion
euros has been invested since 2016. One of the technologies in which Thales
invests heavily, is artificial intelligence, or AI. However, this poses a
number of problems, be...
According to half of organisations, cloud apps pose a risk of cyber-attacks’.
Cloud apps make companies the target of cyber-attacks. That's what 49 percent of organizations think, according to research by Thales among 1,050 IT decision-makers worldwide. 54 percent think that IoT devices are the reason they are targeted by criminals, 50 percent blame web portals.
As a result,...
Thales adds ESET cyber threat information to threat intel-center
Thales and security company ESET have announced that they will work together. The aim is to integrate ESET cyber threat intelligence into the Cyber Threat Intelligence centre.
This collaboration makes it possible for Thales to handle and analyse the raw data on malicious software collected by ESET. ...