Swiss Made Information Security

Wolfgang Sidler

After his education as a business information scientist and Master of Advanced Studies in Information Security, he founded SIDLER Information Security GmbH in 2009. Since 2016 founder and partner of SASERA AG and since July 2019 founder and member of the board of directors at Swiss Business Protection AG. Previously, he worked at Bank Julius Baer as Security Officer in the USA and Zurich, and at Zurich Financial Services as European Security Consultancy Manager and Project Manager. From 2009 until the end of 2018, he worked part-time as deputy data protection officer for the canton of Lucerne.

Working as a freelance information security expert, business analyst, risk manager, security coach & consultant, lecturer at the University of Lucerne Faculty of Law in Switzerland and abroad, advising enterprise and SME companies on information security strategy (ISMS), data protection (GDPR), risk management and business continuity management (BCM) and conducting information security audits up to certification and awareness training as BSI Certified Lead Auditor ISO 27001.

His practical experience, which he has acquired in recent years, has been published in numerous publications and summarized in the Information Security Handbook for Practice. The founder enjoys a good reputation in the Swiss information security market.

  • Education and diplomas

    • Master of Advanced Studies in Information Security Lucerne University
    • Certificate of Advanced Studies HSLU in Blockchain
    • Swiss certified business data processing specialist
    • Certified BSI ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
    • ITIL Foundation Certificate
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
    • Swiss amateur radio license HB9RYZ since 1983 for special security projects for wireless radio data transmission (HF/UHF/VHF/SAT)
    • Private pilot (VFR) since 1991
  • Know-how and experience

    • IT Security Officer and Data Protection Officer (DPO) as Mandate
    • Business Analyst Information-Security in the financial sector
    • Creation of a risk analysis incl. management presentation
    • Development and coaching of ISMS framework according to ISO 27001/27002 until successful ISO 27001 Certification
    • Consulting in the area of data protection and compliance (Data Protection Officer according to GDPR)
    • Creation of ISMS guidelines and policies (ISMS Framework)
    • Creation of security concepts such as emergency manual (BCM), risk management manual
    • Raising awareness in the area of data protection and information security.
  • Professional practice

    • July 2019 - Founding Member and Board of Directors Swiss Business Protection AG
    • January 2016 - Founding member SASERA AG "The Swiss Security Boutique" - Swiss Secure Mobile App SaseraTalk Secure
    • Co-Organizer Lucerne Law & IT Summit (LITS) of the University of Lucerne (since 2017) LITS
    • April 2009 - today: Owner and Senior Security Consultant of SIDLER Information Security GmbH.
    • April 2009 - December 2018: Deputy Data Protection Officer of the Canton of Lucerne
    • January 2008 - March 2009: stay abroad as Senior Security Consultant and Project Manager in Middle East.
    • October 2006 - January 2008: Senior Security Consultant at two large Swiss IT security service providers
    • March 2006 - August 2006: CEO and VP of Swiss IT-Markt AG
    • August 2005 - February 2006: European Security Consultancy Manager at Zurich Financial Services
    • May 2002 - June 2005: Security Officer at Bank Julius Bär in Zurich
    • April 2000 - April 2002: Foreign assignment as Security Officer USA at Bank Julius Baer in New York
    • August 1997 - March 2000: Systems Engineer and IT Project Manager at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich
  • Engagement

  • Company info

    • Founded in: April 17, 2009
    • CH company number: CH-
    • CH-VAT-Number: CHE-114.824.114 VAT

SIDLER Information Security - We close your security gap

SIDLER Information Security GmbH is the competent partner for the implementation and realization of your information security and data protection (DSGVO) solutions. Thanks to our many years of experience and our clearly structured approach, we are able to successfully implement complex project plans within the specified time frame. We are also happy to provide you with our highly qualified information security experts, including our business partners, to bridge personnel bottlenecks or for special tasks.

Our mission is to create modern IT security solutions based on established procedures, standards and products, taking into account costs and technical feasibility. We support our customers in all project phases, from concept development to realization, implementation and operation. In our work, we therefore focus exclusively on customer benefits and make the customer's goals our own. Individual solutions are developed and implemented in a team with the customer.

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Our Partners

We rely on qualified partners and strive for long-term cooperation and can thus offer you 360° all-round security. Our partners have proven quality and competence. We work closely with those partners whose service offerings, together with our services, represent the perfect solution.