Data laws and regulations

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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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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Protecting customer data isn’t enough. What about employee data?

With the publication of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organizations began assessing the regulation’s impact. When it comes to evaluating personal data, enterprises tend to focus on customer data. But what about employee data?
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Grenzkontrolle für Daten?

Wenn erst bei Pannen die Anforderungen an die Compliance von Daten erkannt werden, ist dies nicht nur zu spät, sondern auch sehr teuer. Entsprechend haben die meisten Wirtschaftsräume und Länder Regulationen erlassen, welche kritische Daten einem besonderen Schutz unterstellen.
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