It is clear that the cybersecurity measures currently in place are not robust and effective enough. Misuses or criminal uses of ICT infrastructures and data affects all private and professional activities. Everyone is exposed to cyber threats that may have very negative direct or indirect impacts. Cyberattacks are increasing in number and in efficiency and cybercrime is profitable business and a cost-effective economy.
While it is becoming increasingly difficult to protect digital environments and activities, the technology rush forwards needs better anticipation and response to cyber risks and incidents. Its requires to adopt a comprehensive and integrated cybersecurity and cybercrime response approaches in order to be able to produce an appropriate level of cyber security, safety and resilience.

Pr. Solange Ghernaouti


Solange Ghernaouti, director Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory and Research Group, professor of the University of Lausanne is an active independent cybersecurity advisor, an influential analyst and a regular media commentator. She offers strategic and practical advice, targeted research, and education in Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, Cyber defence, Cyberpower and Artificial Intelligence related issues.

Solange holds a Phd in Computer Science & Telecommunication (Paris VI University), is a former auditor of the Institute of Advanced Studies in National Defence.  She has authored more than 300 publications and thirty books including “Cyberpower: Crime, Conflict and Security in Cyberspace” (translated in China). Professor Ghernaouti is Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, a member of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO, a Member of the Swiss Academy of Sciences and has been recognised by the Swiss press as one of the outstanding women in professional and academic circles.