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We are happy to have each of them on board. We believe they are not only the right partners for us but also for you. Get in touch with them and have a look at what they have to offer!

SHC Sponsors

Synack

SHC Sponsor

Synack, the most trusted crowdsourced security testing platform, delivers comprehensive and continuous penetration testing with actionable results. The company combines the world's most skilled and trusted ethical hackers with AI-enabled technology to create a scalable, effective security solution. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with regional offices around the world, Synack protects leading global banks, the top 10 global consulting firms and security companies, DoD classified assets, and over $2 trillion in Fortune 500 revenue. Synack was founded in 2013 by former NSA security experts Jay Kaplan, CEO, and Dr. Mark Kuhr, CTO. Do you have what it takes to join our Synack Red team? Find details here: https://www.synack.com/red-team/

Compass Security AG

SHC Sponsor

Compass Security has been a leader in the prevention and detection of cyber-attacks. Our team of analysts specializes in penetration testing, red teaming, incident response and digital forensics. Our services enable our clients to improve the security of their data and systems. We also assist them in coordinating and resolving security incidents (24/7).

The qualification and continuous training of security specialists is a key priority for us. We develop and operate the Hacking-Lab Cyber Range, a globally used online platform where knowledge and practical skills in the latest attack and analysis techniques can be taught. It is licensed to numerous universities worldwide for educational purposes, with its aims of building young cyber talents as well as encouraging them to pursue a career in cyber security. The platform is also used to carry out recruiting assessments, as an examination platform and for international Capture-the-Flag (CTF) events (e.g., European Cyber Security Challenge).
compass-security.com

Swiss Post

SHC Sponsor

Information security at Swiss Post: The same principle that has long since applied to physical postal items also plays a key role in digital data processing at Swiss Post, namely ensuring the highest possible level of security and discretion when handling customer data.

Both technological developments and cyber threats are analyzed on an ongoing basis. The detection of vulnerabilities at an early stage allows a response to be made quickly, before a risk to the stored data arises. Moreover, Swiss Post Group is also a pioneer for bug bounty hunting since 2020.

Swiss Post operates its own two data centers in Switzerland, which provide a first-class hosting environment for data and which are protected by several layers of security.
www.post.ch

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

SHC Sponsor

The most comprehensive range of IT study programs taught at one central location.
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the first Swiss university of applied sciences to have its own School of Information Technology. More than 950 students are enrolled in the bachelor’s degree programs in Digital Ideation, Computer Science and Business Information Technology and master’s degree programs in Engineering and Business Information Technology at the Zug-Rotkreuz campus. The School of Information Technology is focusing its research on new areas of interest, ranging from artificial intelligence, machine learning and mobile and smart systems all the way to blockchain, smart contracts and visual computing. Numerous partners from the public and private sector benefit from the project skills and professional expertise of the researchers.
Continuing and executive education programs include the Master of Advanced Studies and Certificate of Advanced Studies in four attractive specialist areas. Courses, seminars and conferences lasting one or more days are also available. The Lucerne School of Information Technology also has outstanding links to domestic and foreign universities as well as to partners from all areas of economic, administrative, cultural and social life.
www.hslu.ch

CHALLENGE Sponsors

ICT-Berufsbildung Schweiz

CHALLENGE Sponsor

ICT-Berufsbildung Schweiz (ICT Vocational Training Switzerland) is the national organisation for the rapidly growing occupational area of ICT and is championing the subject of ICT skills in vocational training. The association is responsible for the Swiss professional certificates in informatics and mediamatics (media and technology) and is the examining body for the Federal Diplomas of Higher Education in cybersecurity, application development, system engineering, business informatics and mediamatics, as well as the Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education for ICT Managers and ICT Security Experts. ICT-Berufsbildung Schweiz is supported by 8 national industry and professional associations, as well as 18 regional ICT vocational training associations.
www.ict-berufsbildung.ch

InfoGuard

CHALLENGE Sponsor

InfoGuard is a leading and innovative Swiss company providing comprehensive cyber security and network solutions. Our customers benefit from our long experience in auditing, consultation, architecture and integration of leading network and security solutions as well as state-of-the-art managed and cyber defence services from our ISO 27001-certified InfoGuard Cyber Defence Center. More than 150 security specialists in Zug and Bern provide information security at more than 300 enterprise customers in all over Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
www.infoguard.ch - Join us

Academy

OST University of Applied Sciences

ACADEMY Sponsor

OST is the university of applied sciences for the six cantons of Eastern Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein. We are the region's educational hub, with around 3,800 students in six departments, 1,500 professionals in executive education, and more than 1,000 ongoing research projects. OST brings together 170 years of tradition in education and research. Through its research and consulting activities, the Department of Information Technology at Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences promotes software development in Switzerland. With a strong focus on quality, collaboration and elegantly simple design, it helps people and organisations involved in software development improve their knowledge and broaden their experience.
Studying computer science at OST offers you the greatest possible flexibility, following one of our sample study plans (with five different combinations, cyber security among them) or combining freely modules until you reach the necessary number of 180 ECTS credits.
www.ost.ch

Bern University of Applied Science

ACADEMY Sponsor

Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) is an application-oriented university. In addition to teaching, the university provides continuing education, research and development and services relating to its core competences. Anyone who studies at Bern University of Applied Sciences can do so in an interdisciplinary way and in an international context, without setting foot outside the University: within its six departments, a range of subjects as varied as nursing, food technology and sports are taught. It is also a meeting point for students from many diverse countries.

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

ACADEMY Sponsor

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) The ZHAW is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. Teaching, research, continuing education and other services are both scientifically-based and practice-oriented. In our work in research and development, we concentrate on important societal challenges, with a particular focus on energy and social integration. With locations in Winterthur, Zurich and Wädenswil, the ZHAW is firmly integrated in the local region whilst also collaborating with international partners. There are eight Schools in the University: Applied Linguistics, Applied Psychology, Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering, Engineering, Health Professions, Life Sciences and Facility Management, Management and Law, and Social Work.

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

ACADEMY Sponsor

The most comprehensive range of IT study programs taught at one central location.
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the first Swiss university of applied sciences to have its own School of Information Technology. More than 950 students are enrolled in the bachelor’s degree programs in Digital Ideation, Computer Science and Business Information Technology and master’s degree programs in Engineering and Business Information Technology at the Zug-Rotkreuz campus. The School of Information Technology is focusing its research on new areas of interest, ranging from artificial intelligence, machine learning and mobile and smart systems all the way to blockchain, smart contracts and visual computing. Numerous partners from the public and private sector benefit from the project skills and professional expertise of the researchers.
Continuing and executive education programs include the Master of Advanced Studies and Certificate of Advanced Studies in four attractive specialist areas. Courses, seminars and conferences lasting one or more days are also available. The Lucerne School of Information Technology also has outstanding links to domestic and foreign universities as well as to partners from all areas of economic, administrative, cultural and social life.

HWZ University of Applied Sciences

ACADEMY Sponsor

The HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich (HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich) is a member of the Universities of Applied Sciences of Zurich. It was founded in 1986. With 2'500 students and approx. 800 lecturers, the HWZ is the largest university with exclusive focus on part-time education in economics in Switzerland, offering a full suite of courses: bachelor, masters, doctorate and other courses. The HWZ is situated in the modern “Sihlhof” right in the heart of Zurich, 3 minutes from the main railway station.

As part of the HWZ, the Institute for Digital Business offers a wide variety of study programmes in the digital field, such as the EMBA Digital Leadership, the MAS Digital Business and various CAS: CAS AI Management, CAS Cyber Risk & Security, CAS Disruptive Technologies, CAS Mobile Business & Ecosystems and many more.

Zurich Information Security & Privacy Center - ETH Zurich

ACADEMY Sponsor

The goal of Zurich Information Security Center (ZISC) is to bring academia and industry together to solve the information security challenges of tomorrow. ZISC is an industry-funded research center of ETH Zurich where PhD students and senior researchers perform academic research under the supervision of ETH faculty members.
zisc.ethz.ch

Patron

Contria GmbH - CONTRIA ERP - Netzwerke - Webseiten

PATRON Sponsor

In the early 2000s, Contria was one of the first Swiss software providers to see the advantages of cloud computing for users and is one of the few to have implemented this concept in an exemplary manner. Contria offers its customers cloud-based solutions in the areas of ERP, order management, time recording and planning. In addition, Contria offers a CMS system for your web site and you can contract Contria to plans and build your network infrastructures. contria.ch

Sidarion

PATRON Sponsor

As an independent system integrator with a clear focus on IT Security, Network and Data Center, we are oriented towards the individual needs of our customers.
Our highly qualified and dedicated team guarantees the efficient implementation of comprehensive, reliable and cross-system solutions.
www.sidarion.ch

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences - it's all about technology

PATRON Sponsor

The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW is the most important expert network for engineering sciences in Switzerland and is in contact with the highest Swiss bodies for science, politics and industry. On behalf of the federal government, SATW identifies industrially relevant technological developments and informs politics and society about their significance and consequences. As a politically independent specialist organisation, it develops assistance and organises events to raise awareness among all stakeholders for safe behaviour in cyberspace. In this way, SATW contributes to greater cyber resilience in Switzerland.
www.satw.ch

Zyxel Networks

PATRON Sponsor

Zyxel Networks is a leader in delivering secure, AI- and cloud-powered business and home networking solutions. Focused on innovation and customer-centricity, Zyxel has been connecting people to the internet for nearly 30 years. Zyxel keeps promoting creativity which meets the needs of customers. This spirit has never been changed since Zyxel developed the world's first integrated 3-in-1 data/fax/voice modem in 1992. Zyxel’s ability to adapt and innovate with networking technology places us at the forefront of understanding connectivity for telco/service providers, businesses and home users. Zyxel is building the networks of tomorrow, helping unlock the world's potential and meeting the needs of the modern workplace; powering people at work, life and play.

Zyxel offers commercial networking solutions designed specifically with your applications in mind whether you are small and medium businesses or at Hospitality, Education industries. Zyxel’s technology expertise ranges from switching, wireless and security.

In Switzerland, Studerus AG is the official importer and authorised agency of Zyxel.

xorlab AG

PATRON Sponsor

xorlab is a Swiss cybersecurity company providing specialized, machine-intelligent defense against highly engineered, sophisticated, and targeted email attacks. Founded in 2015 and spun out of ETH’s Laboratory of Software Technology, xorlab protects more than 50k mailboxes from leading financial service providers, hospitals, and high-tech industrial companies in Germany and Switzerland, and processes more than 1.5 million emails per day. Unlike its competitors, xorlab, with its machine-intelligent email defense platform, empowers its customers to detect and stop emerging attacks at first sight, resulting in a smaller risk of breach, fewer incidents, and lower operating cost overall.
www.xorlab.com

Partner

Swiss Cyber Storm is supported by the Swiss Army , the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance MELANI and the Swiss Accademy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). Furthermore, the European Cyber Security Challenge is supported by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) as well as the organizations that each spent time organizing the national competitions for each respective participating country.