Swiss Websecurity Day 2022

October 27, 2022

Casino Bern


The Swiss Web Security Day is a one day event organized by SWITCH , the Swiss Internet Security Alliance SISA and the Swiss ICT Industry Association Swico. This one day event will cover current security issues for Swiss registrars and webhosters. There will be talks about current technical, legal and regulatory issues and also plenty of time to network with your colleagues.

Talks will be given in English, German and French.


Casino Bern

Casinoplatz 1, Bern

3011 Bern

Conference Room: Burgerratssaal



Dennis Dayman
The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG)

Dennis Dayman, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPT, FIP


Dennis Dayman is a Resident CISO for Proofpoint with more than 30 years of experience as a leader in security and privacy with a focus on information security and data privacy, data governance issues, protecting and improving data through industry policy, regulatory policy relations, and technical solutions. He is the co-author of Startup CXO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Company’s Critical Functions and Teams at He has also held leadership roles in privacy and security at several other organizations, including Maropost, Return Path, and Eloqua.


Dennis was appointed Advisor to the Data Privacy and Integrity Committee by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary. He was also appointed as a U.S. Delegate for the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) within International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI).


He serves as a longstanding member of several boards and advisory committees within the advertising and messaging industry, including: the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), where he helped found and served on the Board of Directors as the vicechair, Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE) board, International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) advisory boards, and Email Sender and Provider Coalition (ESPC).


Dennis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas.

Dr. Christian Folini
Security Engineer at Netnea

Dr. Christian Folini is a Swiss security engineer and open source enthusiast. He brings 15 years of experience with ModSecurity configuration in high security environments, DDoS defense and threat modeling. Christian Folini is the author of the 2nd edition of the ModSecurity Handbook and the best known teacher on the subject. He co-leads the OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set project and serves as the program chair of the “Swiss Cyber Storm” conference.

Dr. Rolf Auf der Maur

Rolf Auf der Maur ist Partner des Anwaltsbüros VISCHER mit Büros in Zürich, Basel und Genf. Er leitet den Bereich Technologie- Telecom und Medienrecht. Seit Beginn seiner Anwaltstätigkeit befasst er sich vorwiegend mit rechtlichen Aspekten des Internet. Dabei kann er sein Interesse für neue Kommunikationstechnologien mit seiner anwaltlichen Erfahrung in idealer Weise kombinieren. Zu seinen Klienten zählen führende Unternehmen aus den Bereichen der Medien, der Unterhaltungsindustrie, Telekommunikation und der Informationstechnologie. Gemäss den internationalen Legal Directories 'Chambers and Partners' und 'Legal 500' zählt er zu den führenden Anwälten in diesen Bereichen in der Schweiz. In seiner Freizeit bestreitet Rolf Auf der Maur Segelregattas auf dem Mittelmeer.

Ivette Djonova
Juristin, Executive MBA HSG

Ivette Djonova war mehrere Jahre tätig in Wirtschaftskanzleien, danach bei Wirtschaftsdachverband economiesuise als Verantwortliche Konsumentenpolitik (Datenschutz, Digitalisierung, Werbung, Immaterialgüterrecht).

Seit 2 Jahren ist sie Head Legal & Public Affairs bei Swico. Swico ist der Verband der Digitalisierungsanbieter in der Schweiz und vertritt rund 700 Firmen (Grossunternehmen, KMU und Start-up). Swico setzt sich für die Interessen der digitalen Wirtschaft ein.

Michael Hausding
Competence Lead DNS & Domain Abuse SWITCH-CERT

Michael is the lead at SWITCH for ccTLD registry for .ch & .li. He is interested in all aspects of DNS to make the internet more secure.

Anne Hennig
Research assistant, SECUSO Research Group

Anne Hennig is a research assistant in the SECUSO Research Group of Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer since January 2021. She graduated from the Karlsruhe Instituteof Technology (KIT) with a Master’s degree in Science Communication in 2020. In her research, she focuses on how to communicate security and privacy issues to the public. Currently, Anne Hennig is leading the INSPECTION project together with Dr. Peter Mayer.

Urs Eppenberger
Head of Registry and Collaboration

Urs Eppenberger has a degree in electronics from ETH Zurich. He has worked for the SWITCH foundation since he graduated, helping to build the Swiss Internet. Today, Urs Eppenberger is in charge of SWITCH’s registry for the top-level domains .ch and .li. He is responsible for the stable operation of the related services, focusing on safeguarding the DNS as a critical infrastructure and protecting users in collaboration with the Federal Administration and the Internet industry.

Andrei Dumitru

Andrei has been working more than ten years in the IT department of an International Organization, and in recent years has been the department's data privacy protection coordinator, following up on the implementation of the Organization's data privacy framework, with a focus on information technology and communication services. Andrei thinks privacy is a fundamental right that cannot exist today without computer security, therefore he is always looking to find a balance between both and see how privacy can be embedded into technology. He is is particularly interested in privacy by design and always curious to see how privacy in integrated (or not) in current products and services.

James Shank
Chief Architect & Security Evangelist

James Shank has been with Team Cymru for more than ten years, contributing to several different efforts in a variety of ways. He is involved in several community orientated efforts to combat online threats, and notably was part of a collaborative effort to take down Emotet. He served on the Institute for Security and Technology's Ransomware Task Force, contributing to two of four primary lines of effort and chairing the Worst Case Scenario subgroup. This effort created a guiding document primarily for the Biden administration to suggest ways to reduce the impact of ransomware, with global coordination of efforts being central to the offered suggestions. As Chief Architect of Community Services for Team Cymru, he works with community members to architect solutions to thorny issues that are hard to solve by individual operators or companies. Lately, he's been thinking about new ways to collaborate with global partners to solve big picture problems, new tools and techniques that are of value to information security professionals worldwide, and new ways to make life harder for malicious actors.

Giancarlo Palmisani
Swico – der Verband der Digitalisierer

Giancarlo is Head of Association Services and Member of the Board at Swico - the Association of Digitisers - since 2014.

Andreas Popow

Ausbildung und Arbeit als Applikationsentwickler 


seit 2010 Staatsanwalt im Kanton Zürich 

seit 2018 bei der Staatsanwaltschaft II des Kantons Zürich (Cybercrime) 

Nicolas Sacroug
Legal Counsel

Nicolas Sacroug is Legal Counsel at Proton AG, Swiss provider of end-to-end encrypted services such as Proton Mail and Proton VPN. He is mostly in charge of data protection, law enforcement and Swiss government and regulatory affairs. 

After a Bachelor's degree in Forensic science at Lausanne University, Nicolas Sacroug pursued a Master's degree in Law, more specifically in Judicial careers.

Daniel Nussbaumer
President of SISA

Daniel Nussbaumer is the president of the Swiss Internet Security Alliance which was created in 2014 by well-known representatives of the business realm.