Atos' cybersecurity arm is not up for sale, spokesperson says

FILE PHOTO: People walk in front of the Atos company's logo in Paris, France, April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - The cybersecurity BDS division of France's Atos is 'not up for sale', a spokesperson for the IT consulting firm said on Thursday, after sources said defence company Thales was working on a potential offer.

Sources told Reuters on Wednesday that French company Thales was working on a plan to buy the cybersecurity business of IT consultancy group Atos, in a potential $3 billion tie-up likely to test the political determination for shoring up France's digital defences.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan


Annual Plan


Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!


Next In Tech News

Samsung to unveil wearable smart ring at Mobile World Congress
Mind over machine: Can AI truly trump human artistry and imagination?
Surfs up, shields up: The virtues of VPNs
Xiaomi launches new photo-geared 14 Series smartphone
Google rows back AI-image tool after WWII gaffe
Rise of AI is 'not going to be only a good story,' OpenAI boss says
Review: 'Apollo Justice' – Be the lawyer of this courtroom drama
Review: 'Prince of Persia' – A race against time in an ancient empire
Exclusive-Broadcom nears $3.8 billion sale of remote access unit to KKR
Google says its AI image-generator would sometimes ‘overcompensate’ for diversity

Others Also Read