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Swiss CISO Awards 2024: Celebrate your cybersecurity success

Preparations for the Swiss CISO Awards Night on 26 November at the AURA Zurich are already in full swing. For the second time, the prestigious Swiss CISO Awards, presented by EY Switzerland, will be presented as part of the two-day Global Cyber Conference. This will take place on 26 and 27 November at The Dolder Grand in Zurich and will bring together over 70 renowned international experts. It is the key event for executives responsible for digital security and transformation in their organisations.

We invite you to register for the Swiss CISO Awards 2024 or submit a nomination and become part of this outstanding event.

Importance of the Swiss CISO Awards

The Swiss CISO Awards honour individuals and recognise outstanding innovations and achievements by leading CISOs who have made a significant impact on information security in their companies or organisations. Presented and supported by the renowned auditing and consulting firm EY Switzerland, these awards emphasise the importance of cyber security at the highest management level. The award inspires CISOs and aspiring security experts to continuously develop and innovate in the field of cyber security.

A high-calibre jury selects the Swiss CISO Awards

We are delighted to present an outstanding jury for the Swiss CISO Awards 2024. Our jury members include Clara-Ann Gordon, partner and board member at Niederer Kraft Frey, who brings her extensive experience in technology law and data protection. Also on the panel is Öykü Işık, Professor of Digital Strategy and Cybersecurity at IMD, who contributes her academic expertise and in-depth knowledge of digital transformation. Dr Alina Matyukhina, CSO and Global Head of Cybersecurity at Siemens SI BP, will provide valuable insights from her leading role in a global technology group.

From the financial services sector, Tom Schmidt, Cybersecurity Leader at EY Switzerland, enriches us with his expertise in cybersecurity. Marcel Zumbuehl, Group CISO at Swiss Post, brings in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity challenges in critical infrastructures. Steve Ramsden, CISO and digital innovation expert at the Global Fund, completes the panel with his expertise in securing global health information.

Requirements for a CISO for the Swiss CISO Awards 2024

This year, we are awarding prizes in four categories that reflect the diversity and challenges in the world of cyber security and recognise outstanding achievements in this field:

  • Swiss CISO of the Year: for exceptional leadership and strategic influence.
  • CISO for Digitalisation: Recognising the support and safeguarding of digitalisation initiatives.
  • CISO for Culture and Diversity: Recognising leaders who promote diversity and an inclusive security culture.
  • Future Leader: Recognising emerging talent on the path to the CISO role.

These categories reflect the diversity of challenges in cybersecurity and recognise those who make outstanding contributions in these areas.

Does your company have a CISO who has gone above and beyond? Has your CISO achieved something remarkable in the field of cyber security? Then nominate your CISO and look forward to the award.

Apply or register for the Swiss CISO Award 2024 by 31 July 2024 at the latest.

What you can expect at the Global Cyber Conference 2024

With over 60 customised sessions, participants can choose from a variety of topics that are perfectly tailored to their interests and needs. With more than 350 premium participants from over 30 countries, we are creating a truly international network that we want you to be a part of.

Find out more and register at Global Cyber Conference 2024.

Where cybersecurity executives and CISOs meet: networking events at the Global Cyber Conference 2024

Three attractive pre-conference networking events are planned in the Zurich area until November. These are included in the ticket package for the Global Cyber Conference in November 2024 with the Swiss CISO Awards Night and offer ideal opportunities to make valuable personal contacts and exchange ideas in a pleasant atmosphere.

Dates for the pre-conference events:

  • Seeleuchten Soirée: 20 June 2024, Fischerstube Zürihorn, Zurich
  • Velvet Veil Vista: 19 September 2024, Baur Au Lac, Zurich
  • Cuvée d’Automne: 23 October 2024, Mandarin Oriental Savoy, Zurich

Join us for this exciting journey! Secure your place today.