IT security

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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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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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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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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Security challenges of mobile devices and applications

The increasing adoption of mobile devices and mobile applications is a great opportunity for companies. However, mobile technologies come with challenges regarding their use and implementation. Mobile security expertise is now required for a successful business move to mobile technologies.
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