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IT security in the Federal Administration

Key facts

As per the Federal Council’s decision of 4 June 2010, the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) received a written request from the “Delegate for Federal IT Strategy” on 24 June 2010 to audit the implementation status of measures to improve IT security. The SFAO accepted the request on 27 August 2010 and agreed to perform a horizontal audit for the year 2011. The audit report was brought to the attention of the Federal Council members on 2 December 2011 in an information memo from the Federal Department of Finance (FDF).