Thales Buys Gemalto for $5.6B to Advance Digital Security

(Source: eWeek) “Gemalto is ideally positioned to address the security of the industrial internet of things, thanks to the combination of its unique expertise in mobile embedded software and enterprise security,” said Patrice Caine, chairman and CEO of Thales. Caine said Gemalto will help Thales, which is active in the areas of aeronautics,