data protection

Why a data and privacy strategy empowers genomics

As we stand on the brink of the personalized medicine era, breakthroughs in areas like genomics are opening up a whole new range of privacy, reliability and security issues. Embedding security and privacy within strategy empowers Life Sciences companies.
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New privacy challenges: easier access to cross-border electronic evidence

According to the EU Commission, electronic evidence is needed in around 85% of criminal investigations. In two-thirds of these investigations, evidence must be obtained from online service providers in other jurisdictions.
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GDPR gives Data Protection Officers a hard time: How can they tackle it?

It’s sink or swim for DPOs as the GDPR creates a tsunami of challenges. With the stakes high, DPOs face great personal risk if they get it wrong. Still, they lack the resources, in-house know-how and authority to pull together the necessary expertise to deal with the rising tide of urgent requests.

Revision Datenschutzgesetz: Droht Rechtsunsicherheit für Schweizer Unternehmen?

Die EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO) brachte die Schweiz in Zugszwang, ihr eigenes Datenschutzgesetz von 1992 zu revidieren. Bereits der Vorentwurf wurde heftig diskutiert und wurde mehrfach angepasst. Nun hat der Nationalrat darüber entschieden, wie es mit der Vorlage weitergehen soll.
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Swiss CIOs walking a difficult tightrope

Boards are ramping up investment in data security and privacy to become GDPR compliant, according the 2018 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey, to avoid data breaches which have reached an all-time high. In Switzerland, half of the survey participants were still GDPR non-compliant as of 3 April 2018.
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GDPR in force now – Answers to the most important questions

The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) recently caused a sensation. Most affected Swiss companies have prepared themselves well for the new regulation. GDPR is in force now. What should we expect and what does the new law mean for Swiss companies?