With 65,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales group reported sales of €15.8 billion in 2017. The Thales group serves dual markets, military and civils linked to Aerospace, Space, Defence, Security and Ground Transportation. Safety and security are the common denominators of all markets.
Thales is n°1 worlwide in Payload and communications by satellite, Air traffic management, Sonar, Data protection services, Driverless metro signaling.
Thales is n°2 in Rail signaling systems, In-flight entertainment, Military tactical communications.
Thales is n°3 in Commercial avionics Civil satellites, military surface radars.
Role In C4IIOT:
- Strong authentication and authorization models which can be validated.
- Network management: SDN controller realisation (TBC).
- Mitigation strategies and formal validation of resilience in regards of the threat awareness.
- Exploitation, sustainability and business continuity (leader of WP6) and specifically standardization activities and best practices (leader of T6.4).