Europol, Capgemini team up in cybercrime prevention, awareness campaigns

Europol and Capgemini have agreed to pool their resources in new cybersecurity awareness campaigns and the expansion of existing collaboration on threat intelligence.

On Tuesday, Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) said a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with the consultancy giant that is expected to lead to new “joint exercises, capacity building, and prevention campaigns.”

Europol and Capgemini hope to bring the public and private sectors closer together by creating cybersecurity simulations and a fresh set of cybersecurity awareness campaigns — perhaps made more important as fraudsters continue to capitalize on the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic — alongside increases in capacity for exchanging threat intelligence.

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Source: ZDNet