Europol signs MoU to tackle cyber threats
Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation.
The two organisations have established and agreed to foster collaboration on various activities, including the development of cyber simulation exercises, capacity building, and collaborating on prevention and awareness campaigns. As a first step in the roadmap, earlier this month Capgemini joined the No More Ransom Project as a supporting partner.
Fernando Ruiz, acting head of Europol's EC3, said: “Finding innovative solutions to tackle cyber threats is an ongoing effort between law enforcement and private partners. Our collaboration with Capgemini is an excellent step forward in this direction. We aim to combine our knowledge and expertise to achieve a common goal: disrupting the online criminal business model.”
Europol is the European Union’s law enforcement agency, supporting the 27 EU Member States in their fight against terrorism, cyber crime and other serious and organised forms of crime. The EC3, set up in 2013, is the response in the EU to protect European citizens, business and governments from online crime.