About The Forum

Swiss Cyber Forum is a unique community between individuals and organizations from the academic world, the public authorities and the private sector to join forces in the fight against cybercrime, established in Zurich in 2019.

We connect and bring together individuals and organisations through organising workshops, educational trainings, and global conferences and other industry events and provide a digital platform for the wider community at the global level.

Our Mission

We are committed to improving the digital safety and security of society and economy through events, education and global conferences.

Our Vision

Our vision is a strong and secure community, with the ability to guide economy safely and sustainably against cyber threats.                                     

Our Goal

We want to stand as a global digital community, across sectors and geography, to assist society in understanding and preventing the cyber risks.             

The Swiss Cyber Forum builds competences and helps its members to mitigate the cyber risks associated with digitalisation.

Therefore we welcome to partner with other public bodies and institutions around shared values and objectives.

Our Values


SCF brings together cybersecurity and data privacy stakeholders from all over the world and provides them with knowledge and current trends through unique and state-of-the-art events.


SCF works to ensure the protection of individuals and organizations in Switzerland and globally against the risk of cyberattacks.


SCF believes in new ideas, technologies, and other solutions, that could potentially improve cyber resilience on the national and international level.


SCF aims to make use of existing capacities and trends to increase public awareness regarding cybersecurity, facilitating communication about cyber risks.

Advisory Board

Support the Swiss Cyber Forum in its efforts to achieve the forum’s vision, actualize its mission, and continually improve the quality of commitments.

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Prof. Dr. Leo Staub

Prof. Emeritus at the Executive School of Management, Technology & Law of the University of St Gallen

Prof. Dr. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky

Executive Director of the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington

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Anna Pouliou

Expert (Business Europe Representative) – GDPR Multistakeholder Expert Group at European Commission

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Daniel W. Seiler

Deputy Head, Office for Cyber Foreign and Security Policy at Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA


Samir Aliyev

CEO and Founder of Swiss Cyber Forum and Program Director at the University of St.Gallen

"Because cyber risks affect many different actors, it is very important to organise cooperation among the various bodies, to allocate responsibilities, and to develop the foundations.”
National strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks (NCS) 2018-2022, The Federal Council