The French government has floated a proposal to make manufacturers of internet-connected devices liable for the security of their devices while they are on the market.
Gérard Collomb Ministre de l'Intérieur de France: France is currently developing its five year strategy to fight cyber-crime on a large scale. The new ambition is to protect France. 800 extra police dedicated to cyber. Increased spend.
At the 10th Forum International de la Cybersecurite in Lille, France, this week the key themes were cooperation and resilience - with the former - pan-European, global, cross sector, public and private, to achieve the latter.
French Watchdog CNIL has ordered that Whatsapp stop sharing data with its parent company, Facebook, for business advertising and promotion.
France is working hard to raise awareness of cyber-security and is focused on developing innovative security technologies, and has has already seen numerous successes and innovative cyber- security projects take off.
Coralie Mesnard, digital identity innovation manager, identified four distinct models of digital identity, crucial to future governance, at last weeks ISSE 2016
Sacre Bleu!: A type of XSS vulnerability has been discovered in the French version of Google
France's former head of external intelligence service discussed a French cyber campaign that targeted Iran, Canada, Spain, Greece, Norway and other nations.
Bernard Cazeneuve, France's minister of the interior, has called for greater cooperation between states, businesses and citizens in the fight against online radicalisation and cyber-crime.
Russia has officially proposed it join forces with France and Germany to design new IT security technologies that could be used in the fight against international terrorists.
Following the attacks on Paris on Friday, the French government is scrambling to upgrade its intelligence capabilities which have suffered from under recruitment.
Criminals have figured out ways to 'hack' chip and pin cards, several years after University of Cambridge Researchers proved it was possible.
The French government has announced a new overarching cyber-security strategy which it hopes will create a unified, cooperative approach to protecting government, commerce and individuals.