Cybercrime

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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A regulation to fight cyber risks?

The revision of the FINMA Operational Risk Circular 2008/21 will bindingly and explicitly include Cyber Risk in the IT operational risks for banks. Beyond the regulatory requirements for banks, which position shall be adopted when facing Cyber Risks?
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Cyber Insurance: The next big thing in Switzerland?

The risk of being the victim of a cyber attack has risen sharply in recent years. Against the damage caused by such attacks, firms can protect themselves with so-called cyber insurance. What services do Cyber Insurances offer, who can assure and what should firms know before completing a policy?
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White-collar crime: the typical fraudster

Fraud is a global scourge that harms corporate reputations, costs millions and ruins lives. Criminal activities of this nature are taking their toll on numerous companies in Switzerland, too. Yet what does a typical fraudster look like? KPMG took a closer look at this question within the scope of an international study ‘Profile of a Fraudster’.
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The next wave of challenges in Cyber Security

Swiss companies are underestimating the cyber risks associated with the Internet of Things. They are still not working together enough on digital security and lack a complete understanding of the threats involved, as illustrated in KPMG’s latest study, “Clarity on Cyber Security”.
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