Do not use the same passwort

"What recommendations would you make to family offices regarding cyber security?" Opalesque's begins with this question - Cyrill Brunschwiler, Managing Director of Compass Security Schweiz AG, has more then one answer.

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In its magazin "Horizons: Family Office / Investor Magazine" Cyrill Brunschwiler describes the security risks for the IT infrastructure of a familiy office - and makes recommendations for a better risk management.

"Keep a simple rule in mind. The attacker takes the path of least resistance. So, all elements in the chain have to be secured.”


Opalesque's interview of March 5, 2019, can be found here: Cybersecurity – Expert entreats: Do NOT use the same password



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