Thales acquires two cybersecurity companies
Thales announced that it had reached an agreement with Sonae Investment Management to buy two European cybersecurity firms, S21sec and Excellium, for 120 million euros ($125.32 million).
In a statement, Europe's largest armaments electronics company, which also develops civil aviation components... Read more
Thales and Google Cloud collaborate on Ubiquitous Data Encryption
Thales is strengthening its partnership with Google Cloud. A new collaboration should provide joint customers with more security options for storing sensitive data in the public cloud environment.
The collaboration includes the launch of Ubiquitous Data Encryption for Google Cloud. This form of ... Read more
Thales may acquire part of Atos while private equity looks to take the rest
French company Thales plans to buy (parts of) Atos, a cybersecurity business dealing with IT consultancy. The potential $3 billion deal is a move by Thales to test the political determination for consolidating France’s cybersecurity defenses.
Thales is Europe’s largest defense electronics co... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more