2020/07/15Law: a key part of Europe’s Third way

by Jean-Marie Cavada, Former MEP For the past 20 years, the EU has been looking for a brand-new way (different from both China and the US) to balance the digital onslaught on our lives and a specific idea of freedom. Europe initially attempted to establish safeguards by creating the role of Data Controller. In reality,…

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2020/01/22Cybersecurity: Siemens’ Commitment (by Nicolas Petrovic, CEO of Siemens France & Belgium)

Digital transformation is at the heart of the challenge of growth and industrial development. Operational technologies (OT) and traditional information systems (IT) are increasingly interconnected. The risks of piracy on industrial systems and connected objects represent for Siemens and for all our customers a major threat that requires a concerted and collective approach. In this…

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2019/12/03Local authorities in midstream (by Agnès Le Brun, Vice President of the Association of Mayors of France)

Local authorities—perhaps because they walk in the footsteps of republican tradition—often appear as guarantors of protection and security in the eyes of citizens, elected representatives and even territorial officers. Security of proximity, security of the service provided as part of State or municipal activities (we too often forget that mayors are also officers of the…

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