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Mar 12, 2015

March’s Security Report: cyber-skullduggeries

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Fish bites angler – Lenovo, Komodia and Superfish Gemalto-gate – secret service hack goes right to the roots of mobile security Carbanak – digital bank robbery on a...

Feb 9, 2015

Security Report for February online

Attacks in the wake of the attack – privacy after the horror of Paris A brave new world of e-banking Gone in less than 60 seconds – from car theft to automotive data hacking Microsoft versus Google and vice versa – biblical...

Jan 20, 2015

Security Report for January online

It covers the following topics: iBeacons: the next big thing for 2015? "Locate. Track. Manipulate.": a new level of mobile snooping How to steal fingerprints with a 200-mm zoom lens Drones: buzzing business, more...

Dec 18, 2014

Christmas journey in cyberspace

Santa's flying through space in his cybershuttle, loading up presents and SWITCHonauts. He has to steer clear of monsters and asteroids as they hurtle towards him. Take the controls in our SWITCH Christmas game and help Santa to...

Dec 3, 2014

Pioneering role thanks to SWITCH

SWITCH has equipped the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) in Lugano with a connection capable of transferring 100 gigabits per second. This makes CSCS a pioneer in Switzerland: apart from the European Organization for...

Oct 23, 2014

Report on net neutrality

Report on net neutrality The term "net neutrality" refers to the equal treatment of data transferred via the Internet. How do people feel about this in Switzerland? Do they want Internet providers to be free to determine...

Oct 7, 2014

New SWITCH Journal published

The print edition of the SWITCH Journal for October 2014 focuses on the topic of networking. Among other things, it outlines how we have upgraded our network through the Alpstein project for enhanced performance, the state of play...

Jul 21, 2014

Let large files fly

SWITCH has a solution for sending very large files: SWITCHfilesender. With this new service, you can send files several gigabytes in size without any problem. And you can do so free of charge. The only thing you need to use this...