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Dr. Serge Droz, Director, Board Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Senior Advisor, Swiss Ministry of foreign affairs

Serge Droz is a senior IT-Security expert and seasoned incident responder. Today he works as a senior advisor at the Swiss federal department of foreign affairs.

He studied physics at ETH Zurich and the University of Alberta, Canada and holds a PhD in theoretical astrophysics. He has worked in private industry and academia in Switzerland and Canada in different security roles, at a national CERT in Switzerland for more than 20 years.

Serge is a member of the board of directors of FIRST (Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams), the premier organisation of recognised global leaders in incident response. In this role he actively participates in discussion relating to cyber security at various policy bodies, in particular related to norm building.

Serge is an active speaker and a regular trainer for CSIRT (Computer Security IncidentResponse Team) courses around the world.