New cyber-security NGO makes Geneva home

New cyber-security NGO makes Geneva home

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Geneva has a new non-governmental organization which will further strengthen the city’s role as a centre of cyb...
Facebook post of burglar photo frustrates police

Facebook post of burglar photo frustrates police

July 24, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A burglary victim in canton Thurgau is taking the law into his own hands – and the local police are not happy.
UK-Swiss information sharing agreement signed in case of no-deal Brexit

UK-Swiss information sharing agreement signed in case of no-deal Brexit

July 11, 2019, 10 a.m.
The Swiss Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter has signed an agreement with the UK which guarantees the two countries...
Extra surveillance powers don’t amount to more surveillance

Extra surveillance powers don’t amount to more surveillance

May 22, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
New powers to allow authorities to bug mobile phones and hack computers have not led to an increase in special survei...
Bad management blamed for lack of new security measures at UN

Bad management blamed for lack of new security measures at UN

April 9, 2019, 6:57 a.m.
Not enough money is being spent on the safety and security of the international organisations in Geneva – altho...
One million Swiss victims of cyber-attack

One million Swiss victims of cyber-attack

March 29, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
Around a million people in Switzerland say they’ve been a victim of a cyber-attack – but the vast majorit...
Police congregate in Davos for World Economic Meeting

Police congregate in Davos for World Economic Meeting

Jan. 22, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Police units from all over the country are in Davos, as the World Economic Forum meeting starts today.
Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
The canton of Basel City has agreed to pay for private armed security guards to watch over synagogues and other Jewis...
University of Zurich suffers ongoing cyber-attack

University of Zurich suffers ongoing cyber-attack

Nov. 5, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
The University of Zurich is suffering a sustained cyber-attack.
Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Swiss International Airlines is under pressure to improve its online security by the Federal Data Protection Commission.
Police debate body cameras in Zurich

Police debate body cameras in Zurich

Aug. 27, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Zurich police officers are fighting against the introduction of body cams.
Security is quicker at Geneva airport due to new machines

Security is quicker at Geneva airport due to new machines

July 9, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Geneva airport is leading the world with the use of new luggage scanners. The machines produce a 3D image of the bags...
New VIP space opened at Geneva airport

New VIP space opened at Geneva airport

Feb. 23, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
Geneva airport has unveiled a new space – especially for VIPs. Or even, VVIPs.
Hackers steal more Swiss internet passwords

Hackers steal more Swiss internet passwords

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
The Federal Cyber Security Unit says another 70,000 user names and passwords have been stolen by potential hackers in...
Swiss government to issue electronic IDs

Swiss government to issue electronic IDs

Nov. 16, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
The Swiss government says it wants to roll out digital ID cards to everyone in the country – including foreigners.
Stowaway found on EasyJet flight to Geneva

Stowaway found on EasyJet flight to Geneva

Nov. 15, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
A 25 year old stowaway was found on an EasyJet flight at Gatwick airport heading for Geneva on Sunday evening. He&rsq...
Defence minister calls for more cyber-security resources

Defence minister calls for more cyber-security resources

Oct. 25, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
The Swiss Defence Minister is calling for more resources to fight cybercrime.
No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

Oct. 4, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Travellers are being warned this weekend about several train cancellations around Geneva. The main disruption will be...
New automatic passport control opens in Zurich

New automatic passport control opens in Zurich

Sept. 29, 2017, 5:41 a.m.
Zurich airport will be hoping new automatic passport control gates will relieve the pressures on passengers entering ...
Swiss government warns of email hacks

Swiss government warns of email hacks

Aug. 31, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
The Swiss government is raising the alarm over 21,000 Swiss based email accounts that maybe compromised.
Passengers stranded at Geneva airport

Passengers stranded at Geneva airport

Aug. 15, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Some passengers and those picking up friends were stuck at Geneva airport yesterday afternoon after an unattended bag...
High security costs put Zurich Street Parade in the red

High security costs put Zurich Street Parade in the red

Aug. 4, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
The cost of installing extra security measures to guard against possible terror attacks left Zurich Street Parade org...
Swiss diplomat on the way to becoming OSCE Secretary General

Swiss diplomat on the way to becoming OSCE Secretary General

July 12, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
A top Swiss Foreign Ministry official has been named as the most likely next Secretary General of the Organization fo...
Police raise concerns of private security companies

Police raise concerns of private security companies

March 27, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Police forces across the country are concerned at the surge in private security companies. According to an investi...
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