2-3 November 2023
La Marive, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland

#BlackAlps23 was an event enabling to discuss the latest threats, mitigations and advances in cyber security. The event featured cyber security experts from Switzerland and abroad. It was addressed to anyone with an interest in cyber security or connected to the internet, e.g., CEOs, CIOs, CISO, CTOs, developers, and researchers.



Days of event

Black Alps was held on Thursday Nov 2nd 2023 and Friday Nov 3rd 2023 in La Marive, Switzerland: two days of conferences.




Black Alps offered several talks on very hot topics. The program committee was composed of international experts and guaranteed a high-quality program.

The track was recorded and broadcasted on youtube afterwards.


networking occasions

Networking and Evenings

The event was a great opportunity for the participants to meet people and to expand their network. Several coffee breaks, lunches and aperitifs were organized. In addition, two evenings were held in stylish places. These moments were perfect to get the best out of networking.


side events

Side events

In addition to the networking and black dinners, there was a CTF.

Black Alps CTF

Capture The Flag (CTF) was a game-like competition where participants are required to solve various cyber security challenges, such as attacking a Website, reverse engineering and/or exploiting an appliaction, and many others.

More about the CTF!



Hot Topics

Black Alps addressed the most of the Cyber Security topics of the moment, from technical to legal aspects:

  • Secure applications, design, and implementation
  • Applications security (software, Web apps, Web services, mobile apps, etc.)
  • Network security (protocols, attacks, firewalls, appliances, etc.)
  • Intrusion detection and monitoring (IDS, security operation centers, etc.)
  • Security governance
  • Cryptography
  • Risks and threats analysis
  • Identity management, authentication mechanisms, and identity federation
  • Specific topics such as: e-voting, e-health, e-banking, e-commerce, and wider domains such as defense, finance, industry, services, and human resources
  • Cloud computing, distributed systems, critical systems (SCADA), and social networks
  • Legislation, regulations, standards
  • Cybercrime, organized crime