1st Annual e-Crime & Cybersecurity Congress Switzerland
The aim is to increase the cyber-resilience of the Swiss financial centre by facilitating the exchange of information between financial market players and improving cooperation on sector-wide preventive measures and systemic crisis management. The more than 80 founding members include associations, banks, and insurance companies. The drivers of these changes are clear: Switzerland is increasingly a target for cyberattacks. In February Swissport, the world’s largest airport ground services and cargo handling company, was targeted by ransomware. In January, the Geneva-based International Committee of the Red Cross said its services had been compromised by a hack. Swiss municipalities have also been hacked, including the towns of Montreux and Rolle. And a hacker recently gained access to thousands of commuter details in the Swiss Railways system.