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Homeland security and Defense

2018/04/30Shipping and cybersecurity

By Jean-Marc ROUE,  President of Armateurs de France Nautical security and navigation equipment, telecommunications, energy production or propulsion systems… The world of maritime transport is not immune to the digital evolution, which is necessary for its profitability and competitiveness. But digitisation also increases risks, especially cyber risk: equipped with many digital technologies, ships, like other…

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2018/03/21CYBERSECURITY, AN ISSUE THAT MUST BE SHARED AT ALL LEVELS OF HIERARCHY

Interview with General (2S) Marc WATIN-AUGOUARD Cybersecurity goes hand in hand with cooperation, as per your approach: “no solution without public-private sector cooperation!” How do we plan for this collaboration? Can you illustrate this with a few examples? There is no fixed template. First and foremost, cooperation must meed a need, whether it is leading…

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2017/11/28Suspicious Activities on Social Media: What Can Be Learnt from Counterterrorist Financing Efforts? (By Oliver Kraft, RUSI)

For nearly 20 years, the financial sector has been required to report suspicions of terrorist-related transactions. Should similar requirements apply to suspicious communications on social media? In response to the increased use of social media by extremist groups, the G7 called in May ‘for Communication Service Providers and social media companies to substantially increase their efforts to…

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2017/04/07Which opportunities for the French digital and cybersecurity industries in Africa ? (By Clément Rossi, CEIS)

Overview of threats: awareness-raising Digital affairs have been developing exponentially; at the same time, cybersecurity issues have been emerging as a major challenge for West Africa since 2013. The nature of cybercrime in Africa has changed. In the past, it was mainly directed against northern countries via scams conducted through digital channels. Now, local companies and…

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