Security Awareness Day 2021

5 October 2021 | 9:00 – 17:00 | online

Stefan Huber

Stefan Huber

Entrepreneur & Storytelling Coach, CleverUp, StoryUp, Innosuisse

Stefan Huber is an entrepreneur and founder of various companies. These include CleverUp, StoryUp Switzerland, StoryUp Germany and how2.
Stefan has been active in digital storytelling, video and audio for more than 20 years. He is Innosuisse Special Coach for Storytelling and speaker at W&V and at the Academy of German Media. Before founding his first company in 2007, he had worked for ProSiebenSat1 and Radio Top, among others.

Tom Hofmann

Tom Hofmann

Eniwa AG, CISO & DPO

Tom Hofmann is a cyber-security enthusiast with a passion for innovation. 
For the last 20 years, he implemented projects from the Finnish polar circle to the megacity of Tokyo. 
His focus lies on why (cyber) security doesn't become more efficient and effective as technology progresses, and on how human-centered innovation can be leveraged to achieve a joint optimization of complex social and technical systems. 
He holds an Executive Diploma in IT Business Management from the renowned Universität of St. Gallen, Switzerland. 
Besides his passion for technology and innovation, he is also engaged in various pro-bono activities in regards to cyber-security.

Marco Gutfleisch

Marco Gutfleisch

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Usable Security Researcher – PhD Candidate

Marco Gutfleisch is a Usable Security Researcher at the chair of Human-Centred Security at the Ruhr University Bochum. He worked for some years in quality assurance at a large German cybersecurity software company and is currently enrolled in a PhD program within the Cluster of Excellence CASA. Its research focuses on protective measures against large-scale attackers, for which Marco is investigating problems and solutions that could support the software industry to develop more secure and usable software while considering different organisational, technical and human factors. Influenced by his industrial experience and following the example of his first supervisor Prof. M. Angela Sasse, his research is strongly characterized by practicality and applicability.

Lotta Krickel

Lotta Krickel

Actionbound, Game Designer

Lotta Krickel studied E-Learning and media literacy and is a game designer at Actionbound. Working with children, teenagers and adults her main interest is how to motivate and engage learners regardless of their age.

Sebastian Lopienski

Sebastian Lopienski

CERN, Deputy Computer Security Officer

Sebastian serves as CERN's deputy Computer Security Officer. He works on security strategy and policies; offers internal consultancy and audit services; develops and maintains security tools for vulnerability assessment and intrusion detection; provides training and awareness raising; and does incident investigation and response. He graduated from the University of Warsaw (MSc in Computer Science) in 2002, and earned an MBA degree at the Enterprise Administration Institute in Aix-en-Provence in 2010.

Anne Lahner

Anne Lahner

Strong Minds 10, CEO

Anne Lahner is the CEO of Strong Minds 10. She is on the road in information security since 1999. After studying business informatics and holding various positions in marketing, she found her calling as a security awareness consultant. For many years, she has been advising larger companies from the private sector as well as federal and state authorities on how to improve their in-house security culture.

Davina Leuyten

Davina Leuyten

Belnet, Communications Officer

Davina Luyten is Communications Officer at Belnet, the Belgian research and education network. She has a background in translation, journalism and multilingual corporate communication. At Belnet she is focusing on external communications, public relations and crisis communication. She is interested in developing cyber security awareness and participates in the development of the annual awareness campaign of GÉANT, the pan-European network for scientific excellence, research, education and innovation. On behalf of Belnet she also takes part in the Belgian Cyber Security Coalition.

Charlie van Genuchten

Charlie van Genuchten

SURF, Product Manager Privacy and Security

Charlie van Genuchten studied History and Arabic at Utrecht and Leiden University and joined SURF in 2016 as a Product Manager Privacy and Security. Her main passions in her work life lie in organising huge cyber crisis exercises, and creating security and privacy awareness materials, both in the Netherlands and internationally. From her work at SURF, she knows the threats and challenges we face in the digital world and from her studies, she knows the importance of engaging people through storytelling to make sure they are aware and know how to handle those threats.

Recordings

Watch the inspiring talks from the SWITCH Security Awareness Day 2020 and 2021.

Security Awareness

SWITCH is supporting the Swiss Internet community by establishing security awareness platforms and offering services to raise awareness.