(In)secure passwords – Part 1: Paradigm shift in password policies
by Sandro Affentranger
This is the first instalment in a two-part series about passwords. Passwords have become indispensable these days. For a long time the recommendation was to make passwords as complex as possible – but lately this has changed: “Long instead of complex” is the new motto. This article introduces the topic and explains why passwords play such an important role. It discusses the risks associated with having passwords fall into the wrong hands, and identifies possible measures to assess and mitigate these risks. [read the German article]
Article “Attack on contactless cards” in the program “Kassensturz”
Our IT security experts Jan Alsenz & Adrian von Arx have conducted an exciting hacking experiment: Attack on contactless cards. The experiment was broadcasted in the program “Kassensturz”. Click here to see the article: https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/sendung/kassensturz?id=78a6014e-8058-4bdd-88aa-824f846ca6f0 (1:16 min – 9:00 min)
Excellence in Compliance
Tobias Ellenberger, COO of Oneconsult AG speaks about “Cyber Risks and Incident Response – With Compliance to Responsiveness” at this year’s Excellence in Compliance event on June 6, 2019 in Zurich.