Affiliations

Swiss Cyber Storm Association

Ivan Buetler is a co-founder of the Swiss Cyber Storm Association (SCS) and an active board member. Swiss Cyber Storm is a non-profit organization in Switzerland, responsible for the annual Swiss cyber talent competition. The main goal of SCS is to find and develop cyber security talents and improve Switzerlands resilience against cyber threats.



European Cyber Security Challenge
Most European countries have a strong demand for IT security professionals. These specialists are very rare. Many European countries are therefore setting up national cyber security competitions for finding young cyber talents, encouraging them to pursue a career in cyber security.

The European Cyber Security Challenge leverages these competitions in that it adds a pan-European layer to them: The top cyber talents from each country come together and meet, network and collaborate. Finally they compete against each other to determine the winner of the ECSC.



Hacking-Lab
Ivan Butler is the founder of Hacking-Lab , an online ethical hacking, computer network and security challenge platform, dedicated to finding and educating cyber security talents. Furthermore, Hacking-Lab is providing the CTF and mission style challenges for the European Cyber Security Challenge. Hacking-Labs’ goal is to raise awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security through a series of cyber competitions that encompass forensics, cryptography, reverse-engineering, ethical hacking and defense. One key initiative for Hacking-Lab is to foster an environment that creates cyber protection through education.



Open Web Application Security Project
Ivan Buetler is an active member of the OWASP community. He is leading the OWASP/Hacking-Lab project. The goal of the project is to train web developers in the field of web application security. As such, Ivan is volunteering for the free OWASP TOP 10 security practice labs and sponsors the hands-on challenges with the power of Hacking-Lab.



SATW
Ivan Buetler is an renowned security expert at the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences . He is an elected member of the Cyber Security group of SATW.