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Serge Droz


In a former live Serge Droz obtained a PhD in theoretical Physics from the University of Alberta. He then continued working as a post doc in the field of black hole physics and gravitational waves. In 2000 Serge Droz switched fields and became IT-security officer of the Paul Scherrer Institute, a large Swiss nuclear research facility. Since 2004 he works for SWITCH where today he is the team leader of SWITCH-CERT.

CERTs as effective Networks
Many hard problems can only be solved by using a networked approach. CERTs have operated as networks for a long time, and this quite successfully. However CERTS are not the solution for every problem. In this presentation I'll explore the weaknesses and strengths of the CERAT approach and try to formulate the prerequisites needed for success.