Matthias Bossardt

Matthias Bossardt

Partner, Information Protection and Business Resilience

The impact of the EU NIS Directive on Swiss companies

The EU Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive states that from 9 May 2018 onwards, the national legislations in the various EU member states need to be in place. The overall goal of the NIS Directive is to achieve an high common level of security of networks and information systems within the EU.

Nationale Cyber-Strategie: Auf Worte müssen Taten folgen

Der Bundesrat hat an seiner Sitzung vom 18. April die zweite nationale Strategie zum Schutz vor Cyber-Risiken verabschiedet. Die darin definierten Ziele sind ambitioniert. Für einen erfolgreichen Digital-Standort Schweiz ist nun die konsequente und rasche Umsetzung in der Realität entscheidend.
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Chinese Cyber Security Law: challenges for Swiss companies operating in China

China's new Cyber Security Law was released on 1 June 2017. The highly contested guideline, titled “Information Security Technology – Guidelines for Data Cross-Border Transfer Security Assessment”, requires network operators to conduct security assessments prior to transferring specific information outside of China.
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Next curve in cyber security threatens to overwhelm Swiss companies

Cyber-attacks are a reality for most Swiss companies. But cyber security falls short when facing the new perils arising in connection with the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence. For the third consecutive year, our study “Clarity on Cyber Security” provides some insight into how Swiss organizations deal with new challenges.
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Ransomware: No need to cry if you keep your software up to date

After an unprecedented weekend of global cyber-attacks on hospitals, oil companies, banks and other organizations, businesses prepare for further attacks. For the first time, hackers exploit file-sharing arrangements to hold organizations to ransom. Discover how you can protect yourself.
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Industrial controls: Swiss are ahead of the game

The combination of smart machines and big data could potentially increase productivity and drive enormous economic benefits – changing the face of the economy. Switzerland’s ready to play a key role in building and operating such complex and mission critical systems for companies around the world.
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