Swiss Info

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:42:00 GMT
Probe opened into alleged flaws in Swiss online organ donor register
The Swiss data protection officer has opened an investigation into the Swisstransplant foundation after allegations of major security flaws in its online donor register. The foundation claims it is “absolutely safe”. According to a news report b...

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:18:00 GMT
Pandemic drives Swiss Post parcel deliveries
The state-owned Swiss Post processed a record number of parcels last year, but the downward letter mail continued. Parcel deliveries increased by 9.6% to 202 million in 2021, according to the state-owned company. “This rise is due to the boom in ...

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:21:00 GMT
Fewer serious Covid cases in Switzerland than expected
Health experts say they are cautiously optimistic as the number of new Covid infections in Switzerland appears to stagnate. However, they say the real number of infections might be three times higher than officially confirmed due to undetected or no...

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:06:53 GMT
Cyberattacks tops list of Swiss firms’ worries for 2022
Ransomware demands, interruption of business and market fluctuations are the top risks Swiss companies expect to face in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer. In Switzerland, cyberattacks (rank 1 with 61%) and business interruption (rank 2 ...

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 09:22:43 GMT
Swiss cantons want quicker phase-out of Covid curbs
The majority of Switzerland’s 26 cantons want existing restrictions to be eased by the end of February instead of a month later as proposed by the government. The cantons were generally in agreement with the measures to combat the coronavirus tha...