About the Institute

Who we are

Based in Switzerland, home of global standards and trust, the Swiss Cyber Institute (SCI) stands out as a human-centric education provider that focuses on helping society build a secure ecosystem. Relying on its industry-leading cybersecurity network, SCI offers training and access to an exclusive global cyber security community, while hosting international conferences that build bridges between security professionals, business experts, and academics.


We're on a mission to educate 10,000 people in cybersecurity in Switzerland! 🇨🇭

Samir Aliyev
Founder and CEO Swiss Cyber Institute

What we do

We provide cyber security educational programs for career preparation and preparatory training for the Swiss Federal Exams.

Our digital community of cyber security professionals will give you the opportunity to expand your network with experts all over the world.

The Global Cyber Conference connects you with global industry experts and you will learn from each other's insights to secure your critical assets.

Our Values



Our educational programs include hands-on training, designed with practice-oriented case studies, real-world challenges in our own Ethical Hacking Lab.



When you study from the best, you become the best. We have over 100 international academics and experts from 20 countries.



Access a network of world-class academics, industry experts, and peers to connect and develop ideas, and put theory into practice.



We grow as quickly as cyber security grows and changes. We combine the best in the academic and business world in one place.

The Swiss Cyber Institute 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.

Advisory Board


Prof. Dr. Leo Staub

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

Prof. Dr. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky

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

Anna Pouliou

Chief Privacy Officer at Mars Inc

Daniel W. Seiler

IT Projects Manager at National Cyber Security Centre Switzerland

Sascha Maier

Group Chief Information Security Officer at SV Group
Guido Salvaneschi

Prof. Dr. Guido Salvaneschi

Associate Professor at the University of St.Gallen

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