How much security does the Internet need?

Internet security and Internet governance are just a few of the subjects experts will be discussing at Domain pulse.

Text: Anja Eigenmann, published on 19.01.2016

Domain pulse 2016 on 1 and 2 February in Lausanne will give experts an opportunity to discuss the burning issues in the field of top-level domains. Here are just a few of the highlights:

German-American Dr Melinda Crane will act as moderator throughout the two-day event.

The video statements below, provided by some of the speakers, give you an idea of what to expect at Domain pulse.

"If we don’t do this, we’re blind to important types of crime."

Thomas Hansjakob, First State Prosecutor, Canton of St. Gallen, on the Federal Act and Ordinance on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications.

"We’ll be showing how we protect the Internet in Switzerland."

Serge Droz, security specialist at SWITCH, tells us about the panel discussion on "Keeping the domain ecosystem clean. Who are the key players?"


"The general development will depend on the political environment."

Internet governance expert Wolfgang Kleinwächter on the panel discussion entitled "The Internet Governance Macrocosm"

Domain pulse

This event is the annual conference for the German-language top-level domains .ch (Switzerland), .de (Germany) and .at (Austria). It has been held each year since 2004 in one of the three countries, hosted by the respective registries SWITCH, denic and It is SWITCH’s turn again this year as the registry for .ch.

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