French authorities kinds cybersecurity pact with main French firms


PARIS (Information) – The French authorities signed on Thursday a three-year cybersecurity pact with eight of the nation’s main firms, as main world nations step up safety preparations within the wake of current high-profile hacking incidents.

The French authorities stated it had signed the settlement – for which no monetary particulars have been disclosed – with Airbus, Dassault Aviation, Thales, Safran, Ariane group, MBDA, Naval Group and Nexter.

Reporting by Marine Pennetier; Modifying by Sophie Louet/Sudip Kar-Gupta/Matthieu Protard