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Hack2improve - a success story

17.05.2019 ‒ The Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences offered a hacking workshop for the first time in 2008. What was a novelty at that time is now firmly... Read more

Beat Guldimann is Managing Director of the Compass branch in Toronto

24.04.2019 ‒ Since February 1, 2019 Beat Guldimann has been Managing Director of the new Compass office in Toronto and is in charge of market entry in Canada. We... Read more

Partner for «Deutschland sicher im Netz»

17.04.2019 ‒ The registered non-profit association DsiN provides comprehensive and independent information to consumers and businesses on issues of IT security.... Read more

Focus topic at the HSR: Information Security

2.04.2019 ‒ The HSR University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil focuses on cyber security in education, training and research. In this field there are always points... Read more

What does pentesting mean?

13.03.2019 ‒ Swiss Post has made its e-voting system available for a public hacker test. This procedure triggered numerous discussions. Radio SRF1 asks Cyrill... Read more

Companies hack themselves

8.03.2019 ‒ In its latest issue, the "Handelszeitung" focused on "Digital Innovation" and on topics such as cyber risks and penetration tests. Read more

Do not use the same passwort

5.03.2019 ‒ "What recommendations would you make to family offices regarding cyber security?" Opalesque's begins with this question - Cyrill Brunschwiler,... Read more

Ein Hacker mit einem moralischen Kompass

27.02.2019 ‒ Ivan Bütler ist Co-Gründer von Compass Security und heute noch aktiv in der Firma tätig. In der aktuellen Ausgabe des Fachmagazins "IT-Markt" erzählt... Read more

How secure is the E-Voting system?

21.02.2019 ‒ Tagesschau report of February 20, 2019 beginns with this words: "The sense, benefits and dangers of e-voting have long been the subject of... Read more

Vulnerability in mod_auth_openidc module

19.02.2019 ‒ Mischa Bachmann has identified a reflected cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the mod_auth_openidc module for the Apache 2.x HTTP server. Read more

Compass Security supervises scientific work

1.02.2019 ‒ Compass Security volunteers as supervisor for academic work and studies relating to information security. Read more

Vulnerability in the Siemens SICAM A8000 Series web interface

15.01.2019 ‒ Emanuel Duss and Nicolas Heiniger have identified an XXE vulnerability in the web interface of the Siemens SICAM A8000 Series. Read more

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Cyber Risks – from abstract risk to everyday reality

The Europa Institut at the University of Zurich (EIZ) is one of the leading centres of expertise for European Law and is an important provider of... Read more

Swiss Treasury Summit 2019

Das Schweizer Jahrestreffen der Treasurer - am 11. September 2019 an der HSLU in Rotkreuz. Read more

Swiss Cyber Hackathon 2019 / Zurich

Simulating Real World Cyber Scenarios – Educational Cyber Competition of Defending your Environment and Attacking your Opponents Read more

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Compass Security Blog

Reversing obfuscated passwords

During internal penetration tests or Windows client hardening engagements, we often find configuration files with obfuscated passwords. The post demonstrates a general approach and required tools to... mehr

Swiss QR Code Invoices for Phun and Profit

Modern problems require modern solutions, this applies to the finance sector as well. So what problems am I talking about? Digital Invoices in a Mixed Payment Slip Landscape In Switzerland we are... mehr

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