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How hackers press millions from Swiss companies: Cyber quality with encryption software is increasing rapidly. In Geneva, attacked companies recently paid a large sum in ransom. The top Internet investigator warns against negligence. InfoGuard Head of Investigations & Intelligence, Mathias Fuchs, states his position.
The question about strengths is part of the classic job interview. It is often handled with a similarly standardised, well-rehearsed answer. But what does "strength" really mean? What does it have to do with decision-making ability, sense of responsibility and willingness to take risks? Entrepreneurs, including Ernesto Hartmann from InfoGuard AG, take a stance.
Because it's about the safety and security of all of us. Critical infrastructures and industrial plants are more important than ever, especially in today's world, and are exposed to concrete threats. Companies are challenged to ensure cyber security in OT environments as well - to protect us all.
Hacker attacks are no longer isolated incidents perpetrated by individuals. Today, cyber criminals act in an organised and professional manner. The experts at Infoguard AG are very familiar with the attackers' mechanisms of action – and thanks to many years of security know-how and state-of-the-art technology, they are able to protect corporate clients efficiently – before, during and after an attack. Interview with CEO Thomas Meier and Mathias Fuchs, Vice President Investigation & Intelligence, Infoguard AG
The Zug-based cyber security company InfoGuard AG has been supporting the EVZ since 2015 and has been Sponsor Gold at the EVZ since the 2021/22 season. Founder and CEO Thomas Meier explains the background to this commitment and the special relationship with goalkeeper Leonardo Genoni in an EISZEIT interview.
"Cyber Defence Center as a key factor in the fight against hacker attacks": Cyber security experts like InfoGuard AG are more in demand than ever. CEO Thomas Meier tells us why cyber defence is becoming increasingly important and about the construction of the new in-house Cyber Defence Center.
Where gamification helps awareness and where it does not: Companies can use awareness training to sensitise their employees to cyber dangers. Gamification instead of frontal teaching should increase engagement. Daniel Keller, Cyber Security Consultant at InfoGuard, explains where the possibilities are and where the limits are.
The shortage of skilled workers is more acute than ever, especially in IT and cyber security. At the same time, the demand for corresponding services is continuously increasing. How do companies manage the balancing act between growth and the "war of talents"? Rita Kaspar, Head of HR at InfoGuard AG, explains and gives insights into their strategy.
From "blaming" and "hating" to despair and fatigue to accusations or resignation: in cyber security, people are a variable that many responsible persons have to deal with. A collection of the most frequent statements on the topic of cyber security awareness in the form of a "bingo". An online advertorial by InfoGuard Cyber Security Consultant Daniel Keller.
Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) help companies to quickly deal with cyber attacks. Thanks to their deep insights into cybercrime, trends such as attack patterns or frequently used entry gates can be identified. In an article and an interview, Principal Cyber Security Analyst Stefan Rothenbühler provides a retrospective, insights and outlook on two worrying years.
There are investments that suppliers are reluctant to make because they cannot pass the costs on to customers. These include investments in sustainability and Cyber Security. Sustainability can be an opportunity, and Cyber Security protects companies from image loss. Sebastiano Davanzo, Senior Cyber Security Consultant at InfoGuard, comments.
Switzerland is increasingly being targeted by criminal hackers, for example from Russia. Politicians and businesses are therefore trying to intensify the fight against cybercrime. So-called ethical hackers play an important role here – but their legal position is often uncertain. Luca Cappiello from InfoGuard comments.
Originally, the Internet was not designed as a secure network. The technologies are over 30 years old. That is why the Internet architecture SCION was developed. Stefan Pfiffner, Head of Security Prevention Solutions at InfoGuard, explains why now is the right time for a change in network security and how SCION works.
Even with the best cyber defence, it is not possible to prevent attackers from infiltrating 100 %. Many companies are more or less distant from an optimal level of protection. Therefore, in IT security, it is all the more important to uncover the traces of intruders through forensics and analysis and derive insights for defensive measures. In his contribution, Stephan Berger, Head of Investigations at InfoGuard, sheds light on his research results regarding the top 10 malware families in Switzerland.