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Dec 8, 2015

Bernhard Plattner's farewell lecture

Bernhard Plattner will give his farewell lecture, entitled "The Internet – What Else?" at ETH Zurich on 9 December. Plattner was a key player in bringing the Internet to Switzerland’s universities as a long-serving member...

Dec 2, 2015

Advent calendar with security tips

The Swiss Internet Security Alliance (SISA) offers some food for thought this December on the subject of Internet security. The SISA Facebook page will publish a new tip each week to help improve security on the Internet....

Nov 10, 2015

November's Security-Report: Viruses, scanned

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: No safe harbour in the Land of the Free – EU Court of Justice restricts data transfer to US A different kind of virus – medical equipment hackable online on a...

Oct 20, 2015

New SWITCH Journal: Identity Management

The October issue of the SWITCH Journal is now available in printed form. It focuses on the topic of identity management. All of the articles can also be found online in four languages. The latest issue can also be downloaded as...

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...