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Invitation:

From APWG.eu, we are happy to share the following event: The Bern Symposium on Global Cybersecurity Awareness Messaging will address the development of cybersecurity awareness programs at the national and transnational levels. The two-day workshop will discuss the assets that are put into play to organize and deploy a national cybersecurity awareness campaign. The workshop Read more...

Update on Lawful Interception Act signature collection efforts

Narrow miss of the signature collection effort and validation for the referendum concerning the new lawful intercept act. Despite intensive efforts, including strong support from individuals within ISOC-CH, the committee collecting signatures for the referendum against the LSCPT (lawful intercept act) narrowly missed collecting the requisite number of validated signatures. Over 50’000 signatures were collected, Read more...

From the 2016 European Chapters meeting, Madrid

The Internet Society organized a meeting of the European Chapters in Madrid on 14 April 2016, and ISOC-CH participated in that meeting.  The meeting focused on discussions of encryption, content blocking and experiences of interacting with the government and/or regulators.  Many chapters are facing the same issues that we are facing in Switzerland: new laws Read more...

19 May - Ransomware Information Day

ISOC-CH is supporting the Internet Security Awareness Campaign and has endorsed the 19 May activities to raise awareness about the risk of ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malware that can infect computers without the knowledge of the user and block/restrict access to files, making it conditional upon the payment of a ransom to malware Read more...

ISOC-CH has submitted positions on two public consultations

ISOC-CH has just submitted its positions on two public consultations, i.e. the partial revision of the Swiss Telecommunications Act and the Revision of the Swiss Copyright Act. You can find our positions (in German) on: ISOC-CH Position on Partial Revision of the Swiss Telecommunications Act ISOC-CH Position on Revision of the Swiss Copyright Act Thanks Read more...

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