FIC Tech

2018/12/28Securing Our Communications: From Email to WhatsApp and Beyond (By Thomas Baignères and Matthieu Finiasz, OLVID)

When Ray Tomlinson sent “QWERTYUIOP” over the ARPANET in July 1971, he probably did not suspect that this would be the beginning of a communication system that would be used by billions of people for more than 40 years. Today, six billion addresses exchange more than 150 million emails every minute (two out of three of which are of a dubious…

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2018/04/30Investment in cybersecurity: an upturn?

The theme of the latest FIC Observatory Breakfast was “How to accelerate investment in cybersecurity”. An opportunity to carry out a cross-examination of the subject as seen by the sector’s investment funds and start-ups Investment in France’s digital sector rose sharply in 2017, with €1.5 billion in new funds raised. While the number of companies involved was…

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2017/09/26Through “Regtech” solutions, GDPR will be the future technical and operational standard for personal data processing (Pierre-Olivier Grenouiller, Legal IT Factory)

Today, the European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679/EU, also known as GDPR), which will come into effect on 25 May 2018, is an important concern for business leaders and compliance professionals. This European regulation is going to turn the field of personal data protection upside down next year. In the future, companies will have to transition…

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