Black Alps BBQ 21

23 September 2021, Cheyres, Switzerland

Black Alps BBQ 2021 was an event enabling to discuss the latest threats, mitigations and advances in cyber security. The event featured cybersecurity experts from Switzerland and abroad. It wass addressed to anyone with an interest in cyber security or connected to the internet, e.g., CEOs, CIOs, CISO, CTOs, developers, and researchers.

Black Alps BBQ 2021 was be held Thursday Septemer 23rd 2021 from 5:00pm at Restaurant La Sarcelle in Cheyres, a few minutes from Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland.

The location offered a very nice atmosphere!

The event was organised at the Cheyres' beach, in a garden.

A very nice place for conferences!

Black Alps BBQ 2021 offered several short talks on hot topics. There is a call for proposal process. The program committee guarantees a high-quality program.

The conferences started at 6:00pm. We wanted to have a dynamic program to share within the community. Here was the content:

Mots d'ouverture (5 min.)Sylvain Pasini (Black Alps)
[Keynote] Deux ans de cybercriminalité dans le rétro (15 min.)Julien Cartier (Police Cantonale Vaudoise)
Unveiling the inner secrets of Electron applications (10 min.)Sylvain Pelissier
Taking the (quantum) leap with Go (10 min.)Mathilde Raynal
Investigating the ransomware group Conti (5 min.)Charles Le Reun  (SEKOIA.IO)
Open doors at the local gym (10 min.)Samuel Mertenat
Mapping and visualising IP allocation data (10 min.)Bertil Chapuis (HEIG-VD)
Healthcare Protection by (10 min.)Roman Hüssy / Reto Inversini (
Hardening Kubernetes Application Within and Beyond the Cluster  (10 min.)Ozrenko Dragic (

Exceptionnally this year, the conferences was not be recorded.

Networking and dinner

The event was a unique occasion and a great opportunity for the participants to meet people and to expand their network.

A welcome aperitif was be organized that was be along the short talks. Then, a barbecue dinner was be held (including a starter, the barbecue, and a dessert).

Partners and sponsors

We warmly thank our partners and sponsors:

A few more impressions from the conferences