Cybersecurity trends and issues: Switzerland


24 January 2020

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media Switzerland

Cybersecurity is a major focus area for governments worldwide. In the wake of new and enhanced legislation and policies to mitigate cyber risk, compliance in this regard is high on the agenda for many companies.

In this series, ILO caught up with some of our leading specialists around the world to discuss the key cybersecurity issues that affected their jurisdiction in 2019 and what to expect in 2020. 

Cybersecurity is being taken increasingly seriously in Switzerland – both by the federal government and medium and large businesses. With the Federal Data Protection Act set to be revised in 2020 and additional measures in this space expected, companies are likely to continue investing significant resources into combating cyber risks in 2020 and beyond.

In the below video, Jürg Schneider discusses some of the key issues that have been affecting the Swiss cybersecurity space in 2019 and what to expect in 2020.

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