The limits in payment systems are as huge as this industry’s rapidly changing profile. The sector’s technology and frontiers are collapsing, but France appears to have some degree of local experience, as shown by the recent confrontation between Atos/Gemelto/Thales.
Thales digital security
The European company in the news today is the French defence and aerospace technology firm Thales. It has made a €4.760 billion bid for Gemalto, a Dutch company specialising in cybersecurity and digital payments.