Service at a glance
SWITCH supports its network costumors through the following services:
- Incident response and coordination
- Permanent monitoring of the network to identify security problems
- Information on the latest security issues
- Regular meetings, training courses and workshops
- Advice and advisories in emergency situations
- Development of innovative security mechanisms
- Forensic investigations
- Security Awareness
Protecting the Swiss universities’ IT infrastructure is the core business of SWITCH-CERT. Together with its academic customers’ IT security staff and partners around the world SWITCH-CERT works hard to make sure that cybercriminals are kept at bay.
SWITCH-CERT experts analyse all relevant information to mitigate threats against the network customers. Thanks to its large partner network, SWITCH-CERT has access to information earlier, giving customers a head start when a new attack arrives.
Security Working Group - creating synergies
To create synergies from its customers’ know-how, SWITCH formed the Security Working Group as a platform for security experts working at Swiss universities to exchange information and experience.