Location: France

Thales is one of the world’s leading providers of mission-critical systems for security, defense and aerospace. With over 68,000 employees in 50 countries, Thales annual revenue is over €12 billion with over 18% devoted to R&D and 25,000 researchers working on cutting-edge technologies. Leveraging a global presence and spanning the entire value chain, from prime contracting to equipment, Thales plays a pivotal role in making the world a safer place.

Thales SIX GTS France (TSG) revenues exceed 1 billion Euros with 6.900 employees. TSG addresses every activity related to telecommunications: wireless communications, IP networks, satellite communication, network administration and security. TSG has a long experience in very large Information systems and secure infrastructures for systems and networks, including Internet and Intranets. TSG also develops a full range of telecommunication and cloud platforms and components, a range of high performance security products and has a deep skill in secure telecommunications and information systems for public and governmental organizations, emergency services.

As a European leader in cyber security and a global leader in data protection, ITS business line contributes to ensuring a secure digital transformation for its customers thanks to its management of the design and operation of critical information systems. ITS supports its customers in the secure design of their IS or their Cloud hybridation projects and proposes solutions to protect their applications, their communication networks and their sensitive or classified data against cyber threats. In addition, ITS offers solutions for organizations to train and instruct their teams in cyber risks, to anticipate threats, detect the most advanced IT attacks and identify solutions.

The Advanced Information Technologies (TAI) laboratory at TSG is involved in cutting-edge IT projects aiming at the specification, design and integration of security and telecommunication infrastructures. TAI personnel have experts in several scientific fields: networking, especially for fixed and mobile IP network design, security architecture and information system. TAI is in charge of transferring technological building blocks to Thales’ business lines.