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Cybercrime

2019/01/11Law No. 2018-1202 of 22 December 2018 on combating the manipulation of information (By General Marc Watin-Augouard, Founder of the FIC)

The law announced by President Macron during his New Year speech to the press on 3 January 2017 has been promulgated following consideration by the Constitutional Council. The Council Members (‘Sages’) declared that the text was in conformity with the Constitution (Decision No. 2018-773 DC of 20 December 2018). Their only reservation was to limit its application to information that is…

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2018/04/30Financial Crime 2.0: International Cooperation Vital in Fight Against Cybercrime

Olivier is a Research Fellow at RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. Prior to joining RUSI in 2017, he worked with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global standard-setter in the areas of anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF), where he focused on evaluating the effectiveness of countries’ AML/CFT efforts. From…

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2018/03/21Sporting Events and New Technologies: Opportunities and Threats (By Vincent Riou, CEIS)

At the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, as at so many sporting events, hackers competed in their own way. They even invited themselves to the opening ceremony and managed to strike before the Games began. A malware program dubbed Olympic Destroyer simultaneously hit the networks for Pyeongchang2018.com, ski resorts and servers belonging to Atos, the IT…

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2018/01/13Selective Malware: A New Cyber Weapon? (By Clémence Le Liepvre, CEIS)

In the increasingly digital societies in which we live, cyberattacks targeting not only individuals and companies but also States are proliferating. This proliferation is bestowing a strategic dimension on cyberspace. Indeed, as this space becomes a new source of power, economic and political players must greatly concern themselves with controlling it, securing it and dominating…

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