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France and UK rally for tighter regulation of spyware post-Pegasus scandal

The UK and France have recently rallied around for tighter regulatory of commercial spyware following the Pegasus scandal in 2021. 

European InsurTech firm Stoïk secures $10.7m and sets sights on Germany

French startup, Stoïk, a rapidly-growing InsurTech company, has recently announced its plans to expand into Germany, marking it as their second operational country. The new German team will be led by Franziska Geier.

API security firm, Escape, nets $3.9m in seed funding round

Tristan Kalos and Antoine Carossio's venture, Escape, an API security company fresh from Y Combinator's 2023 cohort, has just closed its seed round on $3.9m. 

Cyber risk firm Egerie scores €30m

Egerie, a cyber risk company, has raised €30m in a funding round backed by investors in the insurance and cybersecurity spaces.

France hits Microsoft with €60m fine

The National Commission for Technology and Freedoms, France’s privacy watchdog, has slapped Microsoft with a €60m fine.

France and Luxembourg conclude CBDC project

The central banks of France and Luxembourg have finished an experimental CBDC project to settle a €100m digital native bond, claims Finextra.

Cyber defence solution TEHTRIS nets €44m

France-based cyber defence solution TEHTRIS has raised €44m in financing, which includes €36m in growth equity.

Ireland ranks highest in fraud risk in Europe

Ireland has the highest fraud risk index in Europe with a rating of 7.44, according to research from payment processing information service Merchant Machine.

Banque de France accelerates CBDC program

The Banque de France intends to speed up its wholesale CBDC program as it looks to be ready to introduce central bank money as a settlement asset as early as next year.

DeepTech firm Cosmian bags $4.4m

Cosmian, a company that specialises in encryption, has scored $4.4m from a funding round led by La Banque Postale.

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