Swiss create ‘shield’ to protect US-bound data

The Swiss cabinet has established a new framework for transferring personal data from Switzerland to companies based in the United States.  On Wednesday, the cabinet announced that Switzerland would adopt the same conditions as the European Union, which set up a comparable system with the US last summer.  This new framework replaces the previous Safe Harbor arrangement and improves the security of private data. As the Swiss authorities pointed out in a statement, the “Swiss-US Privacy Shield is needed for the secure, efficient and rapid transfer of data. The US...
7 Published By - swissinfo - 2017.01.11. 19:28
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