Solange Ghernaouti

Solange Ghernaouti

Solange Ghernaouti

Professor, Head of the Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory & Research Group, University of Lausanne |

Solange Ghernaouti is Professor at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and an international expert on cybersecurity and cyberdefence. She regularly collaborates with various United Nations, European and government institutions as well as with private corporations. First female professor at HEC Lausanne in 1987, Solange Ghernaouti is a member of the Swiss academy of technical sciences. She created the Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory and Research Group (SCARG) and the research group in Science Complexity at the university. She developed an innovative interdisciplinary approach of digital security serving individuals, organizations and states at strategic and operational levels.  She is the author of numerous technical and popular books and scientific publications on the subjects of telecommunications, the control of computer risks, Computer crime and cyberpower.

Main distinctions :
Auditor of the IHEDN (decree of 8 January 2014)
Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honour (decree of 31 December 2013)
Reserve Lieutenant-Colonel in the French national gendarmerie
Member of the Swiss Academy of Technical Sciences (since 2013)
Ranked among the 20 women that make Switzerland by Bilan (2012)

 

Paper : Cybersecurity & Cyberdefense : a shared responsibility

Given the number of vulnerabilities and the general state of cyberinsecurity, given the number and intensity of cyberattacks practiced by all kinds of actors, it becomes urgent to set the responsibilities of each actor in order to be able to develop a safe cyberspace, to limit abusing uses, to fight against cybercrime and to enforce human rights protection in cyberspace.
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