Cyber security

CEO Outlook: Pragmatism in uncertain times

Geopolitical volatility, renationalization trends, fundamental demographic shifts and rising rates of cyber attacks are the biggest business risks faced by business leaders around the globe. All in all, the 1,300 corporate leaders surveyed by KPMG as part of this year’s CEO Outlook seem to be realistic and accordingly pragmatic.

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.

Are you ready for the GDPR? Less than one month to go

With less than a month to go before the EU’s GDPR takes effect, many companies are still scrambling to get their data protection policies up to speed. Are you ready? Get an overview of what you should have in place and what to do if you don’t.
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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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Schweizer Datenschutzgesetz: Resultate der Vernehmlassung

Am 21. Dezember 2016 veröffentlichte der Bundesrat den Vorentwurf zur Totalrevision des Schweizer Datenschutzgesetzes (VE-DSG). Die darauffolgenden Stellungnahmen der verschiedenen Anspruchsgruppen stellten rasch klar, dass der Vorentwurf nachgebessert werden muss.
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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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