Adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework
Last 10 July 2023, the European Commission adopted its adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework.
Launch of the national cybersecurity awareness campaign
To promote public awareness, the National Cybersecurity Centre NCSC and Swiss Crime Prevention SCP, together with the cantonal and city police forces, are launching the S-U-P-E-R.ch national cybersecurity awareness campaign on 5 September 2022.
The Federal Council has published the text of the new Ordinance on Data Protection
The revised Federal Act on Data Protection will entry in force on the 1st September 2023, accompanied by the revised Ordinance on Data Protection (OPDo).
Use of Google Analytics and data transfers to the United States: the CNIL orders a website manager/operator to comply
After receiving complaints from the NOYB association, the CNIL, in cooperation with its European counterparts, analysed the conditions under which the data collected through this service is transferred to the United States.
Perfect privacy technology and chasing rainbows
Prof. Troncoso from EPFL has written a very interesting article about privacy technology. Here is the link: Perfect privacy technology and chasing rainbows.
Ransomware and ‘ransom-war’: why we all need to be ready for cyberattacks
The World Economic Forum’s 2022 report indicates that the average cost to a company victimized by a cyber data breach is $3.6 million per incident.
A great presentation about Log4Shell by naked security. Log4Shell explained – how it works, why you need to know, and how to fix it
Transborder data flows
On 27th August 2021, the Swiss Data Protection Commissioner (FDPIC) recognized the EU’s 2021 Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) as a valid basis for personal data transfers from Switzerland to a country without an adequate level of data protection.