New Data Protection Act (DSG) and Cloud Usage
Thomas Steiner presented at the "Swiss Cloud Day for SMEs" on the topic of "New Swiss Federal Data Protection Act and Cloud Use" and discussed new obligations for cloud customers and cloud providers. Challenges are, in particular, information obligations, data security and requirements for data processing agreements. Here's the slide deck (in German).
Data Protection Overview – Switzerland
In this Note written for the OneTrust DataGuidance platform, Thomas Steiner gives an overview of the fundamentals of Swiss data protection law. The Note already considers changes introduced by the revised Federal Data Protection Act, which is expected to enter into force in 2021.
Data Protection and Data Ethics: the Controversy About Contact Tracing Apps
The use of so-called contact tracing apps for the purpose of containing the corona epidemic has been the subject of controversial discussions in recent weeks. Ultimately, it is a matter of feeling which approach – centralized or decentralized – is to be preferred. The article by Thomas Steiner in the WEKA Data Protection newsletter of June is now online.