Entries by Annett Laube

Public Security Test of the Covid Certificate: BFH assists with security

The first Covid certificates have been issued in the cantons since 7 June 2021. At the end of June, the system is to be introduced throughout Switzerland and will have a very high level of security. The IAM research group of the Institute for Data Applications and Security (IDAS) of the Bern University of Applied […]

With the planned E-ID to the Covid 19 vaccination? A thought experiment

Would the planned state E-ID be applicable for registration for Covid 19 vaccinations? Could the extensive and time-consuming registration in the cantonal vaccination portal, e.g. the VacMe portal of the canton of Bern (be.vacme.ch), be omitted? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the planned E-ID? The E-ID, which will be put to the […]

The SwissCovid app – many strengths, some weaknesses

From 25 June, Swiss citizens will be able to use the SwissCovid app, which complements classic contact tracing in the containment of coronavirus. Our researchers took a close look at the app before its release – a statement. The Chaos Computer Club (CCC) has presented ten criteria for assessing contact tracing apps. Six of these […]