Swiss Post IT Campus in Lisbon: 32 employees are already working on the technology of tomorrow

Since February 2023, IT specialists from Portugal have been helping to continue the digitization of Swiss Post’s services. Swiss Post has already recruited 32 IT professionals at its new office location in the heart of Lisbon. As data analysts, cybersecurity specialists or software developers, they help to ensure that customers in Switzerland can continue to rely on Swiss Post in the future. Nuno Pedro, Head of the IT Campus in Lisbon, provides some insights.

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Swiss Post’s e-voting system to be used for the first time in elections this autumn following further development and successful hacker test

Swiss Post’s e-voting system will be used for the first time in the federal elections in autumn 2023. Today, the Federal Council granted the cantons of Basel-Stadt, St. Gallen and Thurgau the relevant initial authorization. This comes after the system was put through its paces again in recent months: between 8 and 31 July 2023, 2,650 hackers attempted to identify vulnerabilities in the e-voting system in what is known as a public intrusion test. Despite around 55,000 attacks, no one succeeded in penetrating the e-voting system, or even the electronic ballot box. A further audit was also carried out on behalf of the Confederation, and Swiss Post has carried out ongoing developments to its system on this basis.

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A successful premiere for Swiss Post’s e-voting system

Swiss Post’s new e-voting system was used for the first time in the recent contest in the Cantons of Basel-Stadt, St. Gallen and Thurgau. The first 4239 people cast their electronic votes. Michael Egger, Head of E-voting at Swiss Post, sums up how things went and explains what’s next for e-voting.

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