La sécurité digitale me concerne !

The Canton of Vaud is committed to raise the awareness of both the public and SME’s to cyber-risks during the Swiss Digital Day by explaining the fundamentals to be known and implemented on a daily basis in order to protect their data and guarantee their digital security. The canton of Vaud, in collaboration with several private and academic partners, will present best practices in the area of cybersecurity on two different sites in the city of Yverdon-les-Bains.

Digital Day

Explore digital together

The second Swiss Digital Day will be held on October 25th 2018. This day aims to digital transformation tangible for the Swiss population, trigger an in-depth discussion on the subject and present the related opportunities and challenges. This year, the Digital Day is gaining more importance. Under the motto "explore digital together", the Day will be even closer to the population with activities in more than twelve cities.

A digital security hub in Yverdon-les-Bains

As part of this day, a thematic hub around digital security will be set up in Yverdon-les-Bains. Indeed, the city possesses a real center of expertise in cybersecurity. The School of Management and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD) offers training in computer security, and organizes its annual conference "Black Alps", which has become an essential for actors of the field. In addition, the Y-Parc technology park welcomes startups and recognized companies such as NetGuardians, Snapchat, Sysmosoft, and is developing a cluster around the "blockchain".

Come and visit this "digital security" hub in Yverdon-les-Bains to better understand the potential of this transformation and learn the basics of data security and protection, at home and at work.

The day will include:

Digital Day

Event for SME's

Secure the digital transformation of my company

8:30am - 5:00pm (Y-Parc, Rue Galilée 15, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains)

Understand issues, assess risks and solutions

Switzerland, as well as its SMEs, are particularly well positioned to become one of the leading players in the digital economy. Indeed, many talented SMEs have the potential to become a reference in the connected world. When it comes to mastering new security and privacy challenges, it's sometimes difficult to know where and how to get started, let alone the challenge of finding the right talent.

Do you want to understand the challenges of new technologies but also assess your risks and identify available solutions? If so, join us at Y-Parc for the Digital Day.

The day will articulate around several conferences and a round table. 
Four thematic workshops organized by our partners will also be available:

  • Game of Threats - Simulate a cybersecurity incident (PwC)
  • SME - Cyber ​​& IoT starter kit, how to use it? (Kudelski Security)
  • Knox - How to manage the security of your smartphones and tablets? (Samsung / Codalis)
  • Cyber ​​risk transference - What solutions does the insurance market offer? (Vaudoise Assurances)


Access to the event is free but spots are limited.

Event for the general public

My digital security concerns me!

1:00pm - 7:00 (Place de la Gare, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains)

A "Data Hub" at the Yverdon-les-Bains train station

Connecting household appliances, controlling them and monitoring them remotely is now a reality within the reach of every Swiss household. From computers to the latest generation smartphones, via voice-activated personal assistants, one of the challenges to stay safe depends on the ability of everyone to understand and control the operation of their devices and personal data that they generate.

Come visit the "Data Hub" at the Yverdon-les-Bains train station to better understand the opportunities offered by the digitization of our society, but also to familiarize yourself with the basic security rules in order to protect your devices and your digital identity.

With the active participation of the following partners