Paris, April 16, 2021
Atos and the Paris 2024 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games today announced their partnership. Atos becomes the exclusive Official Cybersecurity Services and Operations Supporter for the event.
To digitally secure both the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, Atos will provide cybersecurity products and solutions, manage cybersecurity planning and preparation and cybersecurity operations.
Since 1992, Atos has been the technology integrator for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. In this role, Atos integrates the work of the other technology partners of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
As a leader in secure and decarbonized digital, Atos will commit to the provision of decarbonized solutions to support Paris 2024 in their objective to create a unique and sustainable experience for athletes, coaching staff, volunteers, and fans around the world.
Tony Estanguet, President of Paris 2024 Organizing Committee, said: “We are very pleased to be working with Atos, which has extensive experience in cybersecurity. Atos’ teams will implement numerous solutions to combat threats. With Atos, Paris 2024 completes its set-up to meet the challenges of sport in the digital age, secure the delivery of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and offer athletes, spectators and viewers a unique experience.”
Elie Girard, Atos CEO, said: “We would like to thank the Paris 2024 Organising Committee for their trust and are proud to be appointed as the Official Cybersecurity Services and Operations Supporter of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024. Our 30-year experience as Worldwide IT Partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and our leading positions in cybersecurity, ranking Number 1 in Europe, ideally position us to digitally secure the event based on our recipe of success: combining people, business, and technology. Integrating deep data analytics and monitoring in real-time to neutralize cyber threats from impacting Olympic and Paralympic competition, we will fully be supporting Paris 2024 in its mission of hosting safe, secure and sustainable Games.’’
In the provision of cybersecurity solutions to Paris 2024, amongst other services, Atos will be delivering:
- Security Operations Center (SOC)
- Security Response Orchestration, Automation and Coordination (SOAR)
- Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
- Emergency response team and the management of cybersecurity incidents and threat hunting (CERT/CSIRT)
- Advanced Data Leakage Protection (DLP)
- Online fraud prevention including behavioural analysis based on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Privileged access management (PAM)
Atos is a global cybersecurity leader, number 1 in Europe and number 3 worldwide, with a network of 15 Security Operations Centers (SOC) and 6000 security experts globally and a rich portfolio of cybersecurity products. Atos has recently been recognized as a Leader in cyber resiliency services by NelsonHall.
Atos has over 30 years of experience and knowledge in the field of sport which has earned the company a leadership position in the digital transformation of major events.
About Paris 2024
The Paris 2024 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games is responsible for planning, organising, financing and delivering the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris in 2024, in accordance with the Host City Contract signed by the IOC (International Olympic Committee), CNOSF (French National Olympic and Sports Committee) and Paris City Council.
The Olympic and Paralympic Games are the leading sports event in the world and have a unique media impact, bringing together some 10,500 Olympic and 4,350 Paralympic athletes, respectively representing 206 and 182 delegations from five continents. The Games are followed by over 13 million spectators and 4 billion viewers around the world through more than 100,000 hours of TV coverage, and their impact as a global event of great sporting, economic and cultural importance is unparalleled.
Paris 2024 was established in January 2018 and is chaired by Tony Estanguet (three-time Olympic champion and IOC member). It is run by an Executive Board, which brings together all the project’s founding members, namely the CNOSF, Paris City Council, the French State, the Greater Paris regional authorities, CPSF (French Paralympic and Sports Committee), Métropole du Grand Paris, Seine Saint Denis departmental council and representatives from the towns and cities involved in the Games.
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Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 105,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high-performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
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