News in brief

Oct 20, 2015

TNC16: submit proposals now

Proposals for TNC16 can be submitted from now until 30 November 2015. The theme for the conference is "Building the Internet of People". Various formats are available, including full sessions, single presentations,...

Oct 13, 2015

SWITCH partners Lift Basel

On 29 and 30 October 2015, several hundred participants from the worlds of research and industry will be gathering at Lift Basel 15 to discuss topics such as "Synthetic Biology" and "Strategic Openness in Life and...

Oct 12, 2015

October's Security-Report: Privacy B2B

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: XcodeGhost and Stagefright hit industry heavyweights Apple and Google and pose questions BÜPF, NDG and government Trojans – debate on sense, senselessness, costs and...

Sep 28, 2015

eduhub days 2016: registration open

The annual conference of the e-learning community, eduhub days, will take place on 27 and 28 January 2016 at the University of Fribourg. The focus will be on new interactive and collaborative learning scenarios. Martin Ebner from...

Sep 17, 2015

September's Security-Report : Home, smart Home

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Ferengi in Redmond? Microsoft enters new dimension of data acquisition with Windows 10 Digital revolution hacks its makers – ICANN hit by third attack, ISP 1blu...

Aug 10, 2015

August's Security Report: Data stacked up sky-high

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: What a hack – government Trojan Galileo, costing almost half a million francs, rendered useless after attack on Hacking Team Data stacked up sky-high – unprecedented...

Jul 30, 2015

Latest news on SWITCHaai and Swiss edu-ID

What is happening with SWITCHaai? What about eduGAIN? How is the Swiss edu-ID progressing? Anyone with an interest in identity management at universities should make a note in their diary for 13 August. This is the date of the...

Jul 14, 2015

July's Security Report: Pass the password

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Taking cybercrime to the next level – Duqu 2.0 attack on Kaspersky has implications for Switzerland Taking friendship to the next level – scope of NSA spying on...

Jul 7, 2015

Safer Internet website launched

One of SWITCH’s main goals is to make the Internet safe in Switzerland. With this in mind, it has launched a new website under the title Safer Internet with a focus on prevention. The site explains the dangers lurking on the Web and...

Jul 6, 2015

Swiss edu-ID: phase 2 approved

SWITCH has been given the green light for the next phase of the Swiss edu-ID project by the Programme Management of SUC P-2. SUC P-2 is a programme of swissuniversities, the Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities. This second...