Towards a Europe of Cybersecurity
Digital transition

Towards a Europe of Cybersecurity

On 15 September, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, gave her State of the Union address to the European Parliament.

Agenda

  • 5 October 2021 [Agenda]

    FIC2022: 1st Scientific Committee

    The 1st meeting of the Scientific Committee was held on Tuesday, October 5. All the members discussed around the main topics: Legal issues – Cybercrime – Cyber risks management – Homeland security and ...
  • 16 July 2021 [Agenda]

    The ECA is in Lille!

    The European Champions Alliance (ECA) is a non-for-profit initiative by a group of passionate entrepreneurs and business development experts who stand for European Tech and values. Our objective is to support the development ...
  • 26 April 2021 [Agenda]

    FIC 2021: a triple emergency!

    In the light of the current health crisis, it was no longer possible to hold the FIC in June. As a result, we have decided to postpone the event for the third time — to 7, 8 and 9 September 2021. While we can still hope ...
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Videos

  • Cyber industrial safety
  • Homeland security and defense
  • Cybercrime
  • Cyber risks
  • Operational security
  • Antifraud action
  • Digital identity
  • Legal issues
  • Digital transition
Cyber industrial safety
“The question is no longer whether we can fall but how to overcome such an event”
28 June 2021

“The question is no longer whether we can fall but how to overcome such an event”

Thierry Trouvé, CEO of GRTgaz describes the initiatives that the French gas transport system operator is putting in place to protect its industrial systems (OTs) from the main risks it faces, ...
Resilience of critical infrastructures: A sovereignty issue
28 June 2021

Resilience of critical infrastructures: A sovereignty issue

On 4 June, the FIC, in partnership with the CDSE, organised a virtual morning dedicated to the protection of essential basic services. Prey of choice for ever more ambitious and aggressive attackers, ...
Homeland security and defense
Prevention is better than cure
23 August 2021

Prevention is better than cure

Lieske Zonderland (behavioral scientist COPS) & Suzanne Ramaker (Project employee Hack_Right) – Dutch National Police, National High Tech Crime Unit Cybercrime is rising, offenders are getting ...
Digital sovereignty: from separatism to realism?
21 July 2021

Digital sovereignty: from separatism to realism?

On 27 May 2021, Capgemini and Orange announced the establishment of a joint company called “Bleu”. Its goal will be to provide a trusted cloud “in an independent ...
Resilience of critical infrastructures: A sovereignty issue
28 June 2021

Resilience of critical infrastructures: A sovereignty issue

On 4 June, the FIC, in partnership with the CDSE, organised a virtual morning dedicated to the protection of essential basic services. Prey of choice for ever more ambitious and aggressive attackers, ...
Regulating the digital space: an effort for all?
24 June 2021

Regulating the digital space: an effort for all?

On 3 June, the Virtual FIC included a session on the regulation of the digital space. The discussions highlighted the need to increase the various forms of cooperation to meet the challenges posed by ...
What digital independence for Europe?
25 May 2021

What digital independence for Europe?

The pandemic has prompted the European Commission to conduct an objective assessment of Europe’s industrial dependencies, which logically include digital infrastructure and services. Can EU ...
5G: The Constitutional Council validates “anti-Huawei” law
19 February 2021

5G: The Constitutional Council validates “anti-Huawei” law

By Decision No. 2020-882 QPC of February 5, 2021, the Constitutional Council validated the “anti-Huawei” legislation challenged by the French telecom operators SFR, Bouygues Telecom and ...
Cybercrime
Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT
27 July 2021

Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT

While Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism international standards are in place, most jurisdictions have just begun to implement and enforce them. The supervision of ...
2020: A record year for data leaks
20 July 2021

2020: A record year for data leaks

Data leaks have taken off like never before in 2020. Such is the conclusion of the new Data Breach Barometer. This study has been unveiled during a thematic breakfast hosted by the International ...
The future of digital autonomy of the EU
16 July 2021

The future of digital autonomy of the EU

In the face of the recent Covid-19 pandemic, the UN Secretary-General Gutierrez underlined how much, “as we recover and rebuild, digital technology will be more prominent and more important than ...
The ECA is in Lille!
16 July 2021

The ECA is in Lille!

The European Champions Alliance (ECA) is a non-for-profit initiative by a group of passionate entrepreneurs and business development experts who stand for European Tech and values. Our objective is ...
“The question is no longer whether we can fall but how to overcome such an event”
28 June 2021

“The question is no longer whether we can fall but how to overcome such an event”

Thierry Trouvé, CEO of GRTgaz describes the initiatives that the French gas transport system operator is putting in place to protect its industrial systems (OTs) from the main risks it faces, ...
Obs Breakfast: “Cybersecurity, an asset in corporate communication and marketing?”
10 November 2020

Obs Breakfast: “Cybersecurity, an asset in corporate communication and marketing?”

On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, a breakfast has been hold on the theme “Cybersecurity, an asset for corporate communication and marketing?“. The question is not ...
Cyber risks
Cybersecurity: CISOs at the heart of the action
26 August 2021

Cybersecurity: CISOs at the heart of the action

CISOs are no longer the technical experts they had often been and still have the image of. They must now approach cybersecurity from multiple angles: technical, of course, but also operational, ...
Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT
27 July 2021

Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT

While Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism international standards are in place, most jurisdictions have just begun to implement and enforce them. The supervision of ...
NIS 2: towards a European cyber security shield
20 July 2021

NIS 2: towards a European cyber security shield

The revised NIS Directive: a critical introduction to the EU’s cybersecurity strategy and rules With the revision of the NIS directive or “NIS 2”, the EU Commission proposes to reshape the ...
“The question is no longer whether we can fall but how to overcome such an event”
28 June 2021

“The question is no longer whether we can fall but how to overcome such an event”

Thierry Trouvé, CEO of GRTgaz describes the initiatives that the French gas transport system operator is putting in place to protect its industrial systems (OTs) from the main risks it faces, ...
Resilience of critical infrastructures: A sovereignty issue
28 June 2021

Resilience of critical infrastructures: A sovereignty issue

On 4 June, the FIC, in partnership with the CDSE, organised a virtual morning dedicated to the protection of essential basic services. Prey of choice for ever more ambitious and aggressive attackers, ...
Regulating the digital space: an effort for all?
24 June 2021

Regulating the digital space: an effort for all?

On 3 June, the Virtual FIC included a session on the regulation of the digital space. The discussions highlighted the need to increase the various forms of cooperation to meet the challenges posed by ...
Operational security
Supply chain: the risks of backdoors in electronic chips and circuits
14 October 2021

Supply chain: the risks of backdoors in electronic chips and circuits

It is a strong trend, announced for a long time: the supply chain is an ideal target for a cyber attacker. ENISA recently indicated that attacks on the supply chain should increase fourfold ...
Finding your way through cybersecurity assessments
14 October 2021

Finding your way through cybersecurity assessments

It is not always easy to find one’s way through the various “security product evaluation labels” issued by the French National Cybersecurity Agency (ANSSI). In May 2021, the FIC Observatory ...
Cybersecurity: CISOs at the heart of the action
26 August 2021

Cybersecurity: CISOs at the heart of the action

CISOs are no longer the technical experts they had often been and still have the image of. They must now approach cybersecurity from multiple angles: technical, of course, but also operational, ...
Due Diligence : a Core Principle in the Fight against Ransomware and Cybercrime
23 August 2021

Due Diligence : a Core Principle in the Fight against Ransomware and Cybercrime

“Even as it is criminal actors who are taking these actions against the United States or entities — private-sector entities in the United States, even as — even without the engagement of the ...
2020: A record year for data leaks
20 July 2021

2020: A record year for data leaks

Data leaks have taken off like never before in 2020. Such is the conclusion of the new Data Breach Barometer. This study has been unveiled during a thematic breakfast hosted by the International ...
European Cyber Security School to train cyber security technicians and operators
20 July 2021

European Cyber Security School to train cyber security technicians and operators

French newspaper Les Echos says the country lacks about 79,000 digital professionals. The turnover, which is deemed high by professionals when it reaches 15%, is estimated above 20% for that sector ...
Antifraud action
Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT
27 July 2021

Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT

While Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism international standards are in place, most jurisdictions have just begun to implement and enforce them. The supervision of ...
2020: A record year for data leaks
20 July 2021

2020: A record year for data leaks

Data leaks have taken off like never before in 2020. Such is the conclusion of the new Data Breach Barometer. This study has been unveiled during a thematic breakfast hosted by the International ...
The future of digital autonomy of the EU
16 July 2021

The future of digital autonomy of the EU

In the face of the recent Covid-19 pandemic, the UN Secretary-General Gutierrez underlined how much, “as we recover and rebuild, digital technology will be more prominent and more important than ...
Digital identity
Doctolib, COVID vaccination appointment and GDRP
14 April 2021

Doctolib, COVID vaccination appointment and GDRP

According to the Council of State, the processing of appointments for the Covid 19 vaccination by the Doctolib website, although hosted by a subsidiary of an American company, is not contrary to the ...
Legal issues
The “right to be forgotten” is not an absolute right
23 August 2021

The “right to be forgotten” is not an absolute right

The “right to be forgotten” is not an absolute right. It has to be balanced against the freedom of information and expression, which is particularly protected in the case of a media ...
Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT
27 July 2021

Crypto-assets – New technologies can help combat AML/CFT

While Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism international standards are in place, most jurisdictions have just begun to implement and enforce them. The supervision of ...
Digital sovereignty: from separatism to realism?
21 July 2021

Digital sovereignty: from separatism to realism?

On 27 May 2021, Capgemini and Orange announced the establishment of a joint company called “Bleu”. Its goal will be to provide a trusted cloud “in an independent ...
2020: A record year for data leaks
20 July 2021

2020: A record year for data leaks

Data leaks have taken off like never before in 2020. Such is the conclusion of the new Data Breach Barometer. This study has been unveiled during a thematic breakfast hosted by the International ...
NIS 2: towards a European cyber security shield
20 July 2021

NIS 2: towards a European cyber security shield

The revised NIS Directive: a critical introduction to the EU’s cybersecurity strategy and rules With the revision of the NIS directive or “NIS 2”, the EU Commission proposes to reshape the ...
The future of digital autonomy of the EU
16 July 2021

The future of digital autonomy of the EU

In the face of the recent Covid-19 pandemic, the UN Secretary-General Gutierrez underlined how much, “as we recover and rebuild, digital technology will be more prominent and more important than ...
Digital transition
Towards a Europe of Cybersecurity
14 October 2021

Towards a Europe of Cybersecurity

On 15 September, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, gave her State of the Union address to the European Parliament.
Cybersecurity: CISOs at the heart of the action
26 August 2021

Cybersecurity: CISOs at the heart of the action

CISOs are no longer the technical experts they had often been and still have the image of. They must now approach cybersecurity from multiple angles: technical, of course, but also operational, ...
Is blockchain technology an ideal solution for digital identification?
23 August 2021

Is blockchain technology an ideal solution for digital identification?

The current period of the Covid-19 pandemic—with its lockdowns and teleworking—reminds us that cybersecurity is one of the major challenges of the coming decades. Cyberattacks have increased in ...
National Cloud Strategy: is France ready to enter the era of liquid computing?
23 August 2021

National Cloud Strategy: is France ready to enter the era of liquid computing?

The National Cloud Strategy, unveiled in May 2021, places the cloud at the heart of the French State’s digital transformation. It also implies demanding conditions for access to the data ...
2020: A record year for data leaks
20 July 2021

2020: A record year for data leaks

Data leaks have taken off like never before in 2020. Such is the conclusion of the new Data Breach Barometer. This study has been unveiled during a thematic breakfast hosted by the International ...
European Cyber Security School to train cyber security technicians and operators
20 July 2021

European Cyber Security School to train cyber security technicians and operators

French newspaper Les Echos says the country lacks about 79,000 digital professionals. The turnover, which is deemed high by professionals when it reaches 15%, is estimated above 20% for that sector ...

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