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Marc Henauer

Head of Unit



WHO IS Marc Henauer

Marc Henauer is the Head of the MELANI Operation and Information Centre. This unit is part of the Federal Intelligence Service within the Swiss Ministry of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports. The MELANI OIC Unit is responsible for the analytical and operative parts of the Swiss Analysis and Reporting Unit for Information Assurance (MELANI). MELANI is mandated with supporting the Swiss Critical Infrastructures within their Information Assurance Process. Mr. Henauer was the strategic analyst for economic and cyber criminality within the Service of Analysis and Prevention, before heading MELAN and part of the Cybercrime Coordination Unit (CYCO). He studied at the University of Zurich economic science and Media and Communication Management at the University of St. Gallen. Mister Henauer got his Master of Arts in Security Studies from the Georgetown University in Washington DC.


Within MELANI, the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance, partners work together who are active in the area of security of computer systems and the Internet and protection of critical national infrastructures. These are: GovCERT.ch Federal Intelligence Service (FIS) Federal IT Steering Unit (FITSU)

Address: Papiermühlestrasse, 20 - Bern - 3003 (Switzerland)
Website: www.melani.admin.ch
Phone: +41 58 465 43 67

My Sessions

Cyber security & data privacy for e-Commerce and payments


The shift towards mobile is no longer breaking news in the world of e-Commerce; indeed 78% of Deloitte’s Top 100 Retailers already provide dedicated mobile apps. It therefore follows that providers are seeking to improve the shopping experience on users’ new-favourite channel. According to the Swiss e-Commerce Trend Indictor 2015 report (by HWZ University and […]

e-Commerce Mobile Development