Switzerland depends on the continuous functioning of critical infrastructures. As the world changes and digital and physical systems converge, cyber risks intensify. This creates opportunities, but also new dependencies. It is therefore essential to identify and address cyber threats to strengthen the resilience of Switzerland’s critical infrastructures through preventive, reactive or mitigation measures.
The Critical Infrastructure Working Group’s vision is to enhance cyber security of Critical Infrastructures:
Our commitment is driven by the motivation to bring about a sustainable improvement in cyber security in a cooperative manner. The critical infrastructure working group is a place to bring experts together to facilitate collaboration, exchange ideas and learn from each other. The accumulated knowledge of industry experts is to be shared and adds substantial value to the entire cyber security ecosystem. By addressing challenges and highlight good security practices to decision-makers, we aim to secure critical infrastructures against cyber threats.
We aim to inspire, educate and connect.
We inspire by giving leading experts the stage to present state-of-the-art practices and solutions, relating to critical infrastructure protection and recovery against cyber risks as well as upcoming and current regulations.
We educate by holding collaborative sessions where concepts and standards are broken down to deduct the implications for all stakeholders in the industry and identify interdependencies among sectors.
We connect cybersecurity professionals from all areas to increase collaboration and to allow an open discussion about the industry’s challenges and opportunities.
Main focus areas:
International regulations, laws, and standards
Cyber threat and vulnerability landscape
Cybersecurity best practices and tools
Enterprise and supply security
Security in the conversion between IT and OT
Preparedness and response to serious incidents
We welcome our members based on the applications. It takes only 1 minute to apply.