[Interview] Gregory Kuhlmey, Idemia: Biometrics at the heart of the European digital wallet
Digital identity & KYC | Opinions

[Interview] Gregory Kuhlmey, Idemia: Biometrics at the heart of the European digital wallet

By La Rédaction / the Editorial Team
The EU is going all in on its digital wallet program. A project that is a source of both hope and worry. Digital wallet advances, protection privacy, international examples, the role of biometrics, the ethics of algorithms… Gregory Kuhlmey, Idemia’s Digital Identity Program Manager, tells us all about this digital door opener and biometrics, a ...

Agenda

+

Vidéos

  • Cyber industrial safety
  • Security and Stability in Cyberspace
  • Cybercrime
  • Cyber risks
  • Operational security
  • Antifraud action
  • Digital identity & KYC
  • Digital Sovereignty
  • Digital transition
Cyber industrial safety
Israel: pro-Palestine hacktivists hack SCADA/ICS controllers
23 September 2022

Israel: pro-Palestine hacktivists hack SCADA/ICS controllers

The GhostSec hacktivist group has claimed it gained control of 55 PLCs at Israeli industrial organisations as part of the “Free Palestine” campaign.
How can industrial companies ensure the cybersecurity of their supply chain?
25 July 2022

How can industrial companies ensure the cybersecurity of their supply chain?

By Thomas Joos
Production in industrial companies depends heavily on successful supply chains, as raw materials, materials required for production and usually numerous additional things are necessary to achieve a ...
Biometric authentication: a model to follow?
25 July 2022

Biometric authentication: a model to follow?

By Thomas Joos
Many industrial organisations use authentication methods to provide access to specific locations or to log into computers and services. On the flip side, 79% of organisations have experienced an ...
Black Basta ransomware: an emerging threat
18 July 2022

Black Basta ransomware: an emerging threat

The RaaS group Black Basta has reportedly claimed nearly 50 victims in the two months of its existence.
U.S.: $12m for cybersecurity research in the energy sector
01 June 2022

U.S.: $12m for cybersecurity research in the energy sector

The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding a $12 million grant to six university research teams working on the cybersecurity of energy systems.
India: Cyberattacks target oil refineries
01 June 2022

India: Cyberattacks target oil refineries

A study reveals that oil refineries in India suffered 3.6 million cyberattacks between October 2021 and April 2022.
Security and Stability in Cyberspace
Canada hit by 75 geopolitical cyber-incidents since 2010
28 September 2022

Canada hit by 75 geopolitical cyber-incidents since 2010

UQAM has published a study of the 75 geopolitical or strategic cyber incidents that Canada has experienced since 2010
Albania Cyberattack: Tirana accuses Iran
23 September 2022

Albania Cyberattack: Tirana accuses Iran

On 7 September 2022, Albania broke off diplomatic relations with Iran, accusing them of being behind the cyberattack that paralysed its public services this summer.
Ukraine: a Cyber War Story
05 September 2022

Ukraine: a Cyber War Story

By Pierre-Yves Baillet
The massive cyberattack preceding the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, 2022, highlighted the importance of cyberwarfare in modern conflicts. In addition to their infantry and armored ...
When the law becomes a political cyber-weapon
05 September 2022

When the law becomes a political cyber-weapon

By Mériadec Raffray
Economic warfare through law and standards is spreading to the digital economy and cyberspace. The United States, who wants to keep the Gafam monopoly in order to better control data, has taken a ...
The Special Operations Command (COS) in the cyberage
20 July 2022

The Special Operations Command (COS) in the cyberage

By Mériadec Raffray
During the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC), the COS launched its first cyber challenge: “Operation Kernel 3.0”. A discreet demonstration of its digital transformation, which ...
The U.S. confirms cyber actions in support of Ukraine
18 July 2022

The U.S. confirms cyber actions in support of Ukraine

In a recent interview, Paul Nakasone, Director of the NSA and Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, admitted to conducting offensive and defensive cyber operations in support of Ukraine against ...
Cybercrime
Online bank Revolut suffers data breach
28 September 2022

Online bank Revolut suffers data breach

Data belonging to 32,000 clients of British online bank Revolut was stolen, apparently without impact on deposits
Deception as a defensive tool
19 September 2022

Deception as a defensive tool

By Christophe Auberger
Today, it is clear that cybersecurity is a fight and that its management can easily be considered as warfare. The jargon used is indeed a military one: attackers, campaigns, crisis, strategy, ...
From WarGames to Mr. Robot: when hackers take over the big and small screens
05 September 2022

From WarGames to Mr. Robot: when hackers take over the big and small screens

By Richard Dalleau
The hacker has been a recurring character in films and television for a while now. Production companies fictionalize very real cyber risks, which are often countered in a very Hollywood-like manner. ...
Cybersecurity tools and challenges of international cooperation
05 September 2022

Cybersecurity tools and challenges of international cooperation

By Mériadec Raffray
A world without borders, fragile digital traces: Europe understood very early on the importance of police and judicial cooperation in the fight against cybercrime. To get around political reluctance ...
By closing its showcase site, Conti completes its “self-dissolution”
18 July 2022

By closing its showcase site, Conti completes its “self-dissolution”

The showcase site of the ransomware group Conti is no longer accessible. This is the final step in its self-dissolution and spin-off into new, less identifiable gangs.
Black Basta ransomware: an emerging threat
18 July 2022

Black Basta ransomware: an emerging threat

The RaaS group Black Basta has reportedly claimed nearly 50 victims in the two months of its existence.
Cyber risks
The manager’s cyber stress is on the rise: how do we reduce it?
26 September 2022

The manager’s cyber stress is on the rise: how do we reduce it?

By Maurice Benzaquen, Business Developer, Sage France
In 2022, a plethora of studies awarded cyber risks the unfortunate title of greatest threat to businesses. While we understand that cybersecurity issues, which are at the heart of managers’ ...
Twitter: “extreme deficiencies” in security
23 September 2022

Twitter: “extreme deficiencies” in security

Peiter Zatko, former security director at Twitter, has reported serious security failures at the social network. These revelations could have significant consequences.
Tips for Effective Leadership During a Cyberattack
20 September 2022

Tips for Effective Leadership During a Cyberattack

By Zachary Amos
Cyberattacks are almost unavoidable now that everyone relies on the internet daily. While they may not be entirely preventable, you can be prepared in case a cyberattack happens to your ...
The French are aware of cyber risks but… are they truly responsible?
29 August 2022

The French are aware of cyber risks but… are they truly responsible?

By Richard Dalleau
Apart from those working in the industry, are the French indifferent to IT security risks? The answer is ambivalent, to say the least. The gap between the concerns expressed by our fellow citizens ...
Local authorities in the face of cybercrime
03 August 2022

Local authorities in the face of cybercrime

By Patricia Dreidemy
Although the range of cybersecurity tools available to local authorities is growing, a great deal of work remains to be done to raise awareness, as certain shortcomings in the information systems of ...
Health, a sector under high (cyber) tension
03 August 2022

Health, a sector under high (cyber) tension

By Sylvaine Luckx
The health crisis has increased the digitisation of the health sector, sometimes at breakneck speed. But despite active public policy, this sector remains under high cyber tension. The various ...
Operational security
Tips for Effective Leadership During a Cyberattack
20 September 2022

Tips for Effective Leadership During a Cyberattack

By Zachary Amos
Cyberattacks are almost unavoidable now that everyone relies on the internet daily. While they may not be entirely preventable, you can be prepared in case a cyberattack happens to your ...
2022 FIFA World Cup: Qatar’s Cybersecurity Measures
16 September 2022

2022 FIFA World Cup: Qatar’s Cybersecurity Measures

By Antoun Beyrouthy
On the 2nd of December 2010, FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced that the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in Qatar. Accordingly, the small Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state would have ...
Cybersecurity & Formula 1, a role model
23 May 2022

Cybersecurity & Formula 1, a role model

By Thomas Joos
Cybersecurity plays an important role in Formula 1. There is probably no other sport that is as digitized and engineered as this one. The high-profile and high-tech nature of Formula 1 makes it a ...
Critical asset protection in the Active Directory: What do you need to know?
25 April 2022

Critical asset protection in the Active Directory: What do you need to know?

By Kévin Poireault
How can you protect your critical assets in Active Directory thanks to the privileged access workstations (or PAWs)? To understand the ins and outs, follow the advice of Sylvain Cortes, Security ...
600,000 U.S. cybersecurity jobs sit empty
11 April 2022

600,000 U.S. cybersecurity jobs sit empty

A recent analysis by CyberSeek confirms the shortage of cybersecurity talent in the U.S., with 600,000 unfilled positions for 1 million current employees.
$77.5 billion in cybersecurity M&As in 2021
28 February 2022

$77.5 billion in cybersecurity M&As in 2021

Momentum Cyber’s latest annual report on cybersecurity financing reveals a record $77.5 billion in total M&A activity in 2021.
Antifraud action
Joe Biden’s plan to regulate digital assets
28 September 2022

Joe Biden’s plan to regulate digital assets

The new framework on digital assets presented by the White House seeks to facilitate financial transactions and crack down on fraud
A phishing campaign from a legitimate PayPal Business account
23 September 2022

A phishing campaign from a legitimate PayPal Business account

A recent investigation revealed the mechanics of a sophisticated phishing attack using emails sent from a legitimate PayPal address.
First arrest for insider trading in NFTs
18 July 2022

First arrest for insider trading in NFTs

The FBI has arrested the former product manager of an NFT sales platform who allegedly took advantage of his position to buy crypto-assets before their value rose.
USA: 5 years in prison for an Estonian hacker specialising in financial fraud
11 April 2022

USA: 5 years in prison for an Estonian hacker specialising in financial fraud

A U.S. court has sentenced Maksim Berezan, an Estonian cybercriminal involved in 13 ransomware attacks and numerous financial frauds, to five years in prison.
Cryptocurrency: $14 billion in fraud in 2021
21 February 2022

Cryptocurrency: $14 billion in fraud in 2021

Financial analysis firm Chainalysis has just unveiled its 2021 cryptocurrency fraud assessment, which reaches $14 billion.
Russian “fraud king” cybercriminal sentenced
24 November 2021

Russian “fraud king” cybercriminal sentenced

The U.S. justice system has sentenced Aleksandr Zhukov—a Russian cybercriminal and self-proclaimed “king of online ad fraud—,” to 10 years in prison
Digital identity & KYC
[Interview] Gregory Kuhlmey, Idemia: Biometrics at the heart of the European digital wallet
04 October 2022

[Interview] Gregory Kuhlmey, Idemia: Biometrics at the heart of the European digital wallet

The EU is going all in on its digital wallet program. A project that is a source of both hope and worry. Digital wallet advances, protection privacy, international examples, the role of biometrics, ...
Biometric authentication: a model to follow?
25 July 2022

Biometric authentication: a model to follow?

By Thomas Joos
Many industrial organisations use authentication methods to provide access to specific locations or to log into computers and services. On the flip side, 79% of organisations have experienced an ...
Getting Back Our Digital Identity – A Moonshot Proposal
24 May 2022

Getting Back Our Digital Identity – A Moonshot Proposal

By Patrick W. Hearn
American digital identity has rocketed away from us. Since the 1990’s, it has been used by organizations who have treated us as nothing more than money-making data fields. It is time for Americans ...
How digital KYC is transforming business
16 May 2022

How digital KYC is transforming business

By Marc Auxenfants
Formerly used to combat money laundering, “know your customer” (KYC) is expanding its scope and recurrence to become cyber-resilient. Previously a characteristic of the financial sector alone, ...
USA: towards a federal digital identity framework?
25 April 2022

USA: towards a federal digital identity framework?

In an open letter, identity security experts have urged U.S. President Joe Biden to deploy a federal digital identity framework by Executive Order.
Estonia supports UNHCR’s digital identity for refugees
16 December 2021

Estonia supports UNHCR’s digital identity for refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) detailed on 6 December 2021 how Estonia provided it with a digital identity specialist to accelerate its digital transformation.
Digital Sovereignty
[Europe calling] Is Resilience Within Reach?
09 September 2022

[Europe calling] Is Resilience Within Reach?

By Rayna Stamboliyska
The Cyber Resilience Act will be published in the near future. Beyond the term “resilience”, the meaning of which has been somewhat corrupted recently, one question remains. In a world where ...
Data governance: one of the pillars of digital trust
02 August 2022

Data governance: one of the pillars of digital trust

By Nathalie Feingold
Digital trust is a fundamental issue for businesses that are becoming increasingly automated. Just how much can we trust machines to help us make our decisions, or to even make decisions for us ...
Let’s provide our ecosystem with the highest level of security!
27 July 2022

Let’s provide our ecosystem with the highest level of security!

By David Chassan
For several years now in Europe, we, the players of the digital sector, have been aware that it is essential to put in place a demanding compliance framework to strengthen the trust of citizens, ...
Bleu and S3NS, the “sovereign” cloud offerings from Microsoft and Google
18 July 2022

Bleu and S3NS, the “sovereign” cloud offerings from Microsoft and Google

The joint ventures to provide SecNumCloud certified cloud offerings for Microsoft Azure (“Bleu”, with Capgemini and Orange) and Google (“S3NS”, with Thales) have been ...
European cyber sovereignty: dream or reality?
04 July 2022

European cyber sovereignty: dream or reality?

By Pascal Coillet-Matillon
The more Europe falls victim to cybercrime, the more it tends to set itself up as a true sovereign power in the field of cybersecurity to better defend itself. This was the conclusion drawn by the ...
Money, Money, Money
29 June 2022

Money, Money, Money

By Apolline Rolland
This article is based on discussions of the event “Million Euro Baby: What’s next for EU funding in cybersecurity?” held in Brussels by FIC on April 25, 2022, which brought together a panel of ...
Digital transition
Cybersecurity: everyone’s business!
27 September 2022

Cybersecurity: everyone’s business!

By Jacques Pommeraud, CEO, Bureau Veritas
Talk about ramping up the digital revolution! A leading business newspaper headline stated two years ago that “lockdown had broken down the last remaining barriers of the digital ...
[Questions about the metaverse. Episode 1]  Sexual assault: time for action
26 September 2022

[Questions about the metaverse. Episode 1] Sexual assault: time for action

By Fabrice Deblock
After just a few months of existence, Facebook’s Horizon Worlds metaverse has already seen blatant sexual assault. Its virtual nature does nothing to lessen the violence that the victims ...
How do we facilitate the building of datacenters in France?
19 September 2022

How do we facilitate the building of datacenters in France?

By Georges Bonfils
The French economy needs more datacenters. Despite the measures proposed by the French government to promote their construction, industry representatives are arguing for the implementation of a ...
[FIC 2023 theme] In Cloud should we trust?
12 September 2022

[FIC 2023 theme] In Cloud should we trust?

By Guillaume Tissier
Public cloud computing is driving the digital transformation. With an adoption rate of just 40% in Europe, the market potential for providers and productivity gains for end clients are colossal. ...
From WarGames to Mr. Robot: when hackers take over the big and small screens
05 September 2022

From WarGames to Mr. Robot: when hackers take over the big and small screens

By Richard Dalleau
The hacker has been a recurring character in films and television for a while now. Production companies fictionalize very real cyber risks, which are often countered in a very Hollywood-like manner. ...
The long march towards corporate digital responsibility
03 August 2022

The long march towards corporate digital responsibility

By Richard Dalleau
Carbon footprint, ethics, data and human protection… More and more, digital players—and especially those in cybersecurity—are questioning their digital responsibility. During the FIC 2022, ...

Our
partners