Risks

Dangerous solo efforts in the fight against cybercrime

Cyber attacks and their consequences have been a reality faced by Swiss businesses for some time now: A survey conducted by KPMG Switzerland shows that nearly half (42%) of the companies that have been the victims of a cyber attack suffered financial losses and dis-ruptions to their business activities as a result.
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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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5 essential steps to identify and mitigate third-party risk

How well do you really know your clients, vendors, distributors or local representatives? Many companies underestimate the risks and overestimate the quality of their third-party risk assessment. It’s time to reassess the risks and invest in Third Party Risk Management before the damage is done.
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Fighting insider threats: One size fits all doesn’t work

Stop insider threat before it walks through the door. Robust screening and vetting processes alongside traditional recruitment strategies can help spot red flags. And the periodic review of existing employees is also an essential countermeasure. Above all, when in doubt, seek outside help.
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Indirect usage in SAP: How to avoid the risks

The recent judgement in favor of SAP in the litigation concerning indirect usage disconcerts the global SAP community. As an outcome, transparency, related to the entire SAP infrastructure is becoming a high priority.
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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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