Interview // Police Measures Act, e-ID Act, e-voting: The Chaos Computer Club has repeatedly weighed into important political debates when it considers the right to privacy and freedom of information to be under threat. We spoke to Board Member Hernâni Marques about the political situation and the status of cyber security in Switzerland.
Eine der wichtigsten Säulen der IT-Sicherheit jeder Applikation ist die zuverlässige Authentifizierung eines Benutzers und seine Autorisierung für einzelne Operationen. Während bei monolithischen Systemen oft eine einfache Loginseite und eine Session-ID in einem Cookie ausreicht, um dies sicher und benutzerfreundlich umzusetzen, ist dies in einer modernen Microservice-Architektur nicht ganz so einfach.
Design // Allow me to perform a thought experiment: Together, we step into your newly designed premises and admire the intelligent architecture, the subtle yet effective lighting, the carefully coordinated colors and high-quality materials. An amazing experience – but why doesn’t the online channel feel just as perfect? There is no reason why it couldn’t be.
Self-sovereign identity // Today, we already shop and procure the majority of services online, while other areas, such as healthcare services, are increasingly becoming digitalized. As the world becomes more digital, so must our understanding of identity. Together with Lissi, ti&m is exploring new solutions for a digital identity that offer self-sovereignty for the user, and can be applied in various ecosystems.
Swiss Federal Government // On January 30th, 2019, the Swiss Federal Council passed a resolution to create the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). This was established based on existing structures, but had to rapidly develop new services and determine its own form as an organization.