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French government and Orange collaborate to protect users from cybercrime

While nearly 9 out of 10 French people say they have been confronted with computer malware, Orange and Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr announce that they are strengthening their partnership, this Thursday, October 19, at the Orange Digital Center in Saint-Ouen. This collaboration will take place through concrete actions aimed at raising awareness and better protecting the public from online threats.

Give all audiences the keys to a responsible and safer digital world in the face of the risk of cyber threats
Computer malware affects both individuals and professionals, with the main threats to the general public being: phishing, personal data breach and account hacking. 1 in 4 French people do not consider themselves sufficiently informed, particularly among those aged 25-34. However, many threats could be avoided if essential security measures were adopted.

Orange places digital responsibility at the heart of its purpose. This is why, as a trusted partner, Orange wishes to be a player in this fight against cyber threats by raising awareness and informing its users of the cyber reflexes to integrate into their daily uses. Cybersecurity is also a major focus of its Lead the future strategic plan with the aim of making its subsidiary Orange Cyberdefense the leader in cybersecurity in Europe.

A collaboration with Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr reinforced from cybersecurity month to adopt cyber reflexes and a #CyberResponsible attitude in daily life
For 6 years, Orange Cyberdefense has been fighting against the cyber threat alongside Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr of which it is a historic member. This partnership now takes on a new dimension with the entire Orange Group in France.

This collaboration will also make it possible to inform, raise awareness and support the French through:

  • the distribution in more than 500 Orange stores and on social networks of messages on the 4 priority reflex actions to adopt: password management, updates of digital devices and software, backups of personal data, vigilance with phishing messages,
  • the publication of educational articles written in partnership with Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr, on the site bienvivreledigital.orange.fr,
    cyber awareness workshops, free and open throughout the country, throughout the year: more than 7,000 additional places in the
  • Orange Digital Workshops during the months of October and November, including “Securing your smartphone” workshop co-constructed with experts from Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr
  • Finally, Orange has become a signatory to the Cyber ​​Charter which reinforces its commitment and that of its teams and employees, in order to implement cyber awareness and protection measures.

“Cybersecurity is a societal issue that fuels the ambition of a trusted digital company like Orange. By strengthening this collaboration between Orange, Orange Cyberdefense and Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr, we wish to inform and raise awareness among our audiences to enable as many people as possible to avoid numerous attacks. This awareness is notably possible thanks to our Digital Workshops and our content labeled with Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr on the site Bien vivre le digital. There can be no digital transformations without cybersecurity, and cybersecurity is everyone’s business.» Gaëlle Le Vu, CSR Director, Orange France

“In a context of evolving threats, cyber today represents a real societal challenge. And as in any change, the players in society have a responsibility and a role to play: we must support the public in this digital transformation which cannot take place without cybersecurity. Through our call for mobilization and the signing of this Cyber ​​Charter, Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr encourages all organizations to take up this issue and adopt the same innovative approach to social responsibility (CSR) as Orange. The objective? Make cyber a lever for the digital transformation of organizations, even technological innovation and social progress by raising the level of security and raising awareness among all its stakeholders. Let’s prepare together to know how to deal with cyber threats,” declared Jérôme Notin, Managing Director of Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr

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