24th of April 2024, ETH Zurich

Event is fully booked

Cyber Pathways 2024 is fully booked and applications have been closed. We are looking forward to welcoming all participants and speakers at ETH Zurich on the 24th of April.

If you missed out on applying, you can still register for the waiting list by email to our info@ address. We will inform you if a spot becomes available.


At Cyber Pathways you get personal access to more than 30 cybersecurity professionals, each merited experts in their respective domains, who share their insights, stories and experiences with you.

..what keeps an AI Security Engineer awake @night?​
..how does a Privacy Engineer lock their data?​​
..does an Incident Responder ever enjoys a quiet weekend?​​

find answers to questions like these, and many more.

Cyber Paths

Cyber Paths refers to the many career options available in cybersecurity.

AI Security Engineer
Bug Bounty Program Manager
Chief Cybersecurity Strategist / Advisory
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Cloud Security Architect
Commercial Cybersecurity Researcher
Cryptographic Engineer
Cyber Crime Investigator
Cyber Defence Engineer
Cyber Emergency - Detection and Response
Cyber Evangelist
Cyber Incident Responder
Cyber Researcher / Professor
Cyber Risk & Compliance Manager
Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
Cyber Security Data Scientist
Identity and Access Management (IAM) Engineer
Malware Analyst
Network Security Architect
OT Security Consultant
Penetration Tester
Red Teamer
Security Architect in the Identity Space
Security Engineer / Security Architect
SOC Manager
Security Sofware/Systems Developer
Vulnerability Management


Cyber Pathways brings transparency into the variety jobs in cybersecurity.

Participants can explore up to 8 Cyber Paths of their choice in depth and connect with cybersecurity experts from industry, the public sector, and from research.

It is a night for all participants to explore and shape their own personal cyber pathway.

  • Check-In Participants and Speakers

  • Welcome

  • Profile Introduction

  • Inspiration Rounds with our Speakers

  • Cyber Picnic on the roof of ETH

  • Official Closing

  • After Party

Cyber Pathways Partners

This event was made possible by the generous support of our partners, and especially ETH Alumni. Connecting ETH generations enhances the experience of studying at ETH. And it helps to prepare and shape one's career as well.

ETH Alumni
"ETH Alumni anticipates the shortage of skilled workers and the importance of cyber security to further increase traction in the upcoming years. Fusing both subjects into a learning and professional development experience, that’s what Cyber Pathways stands for!"
Jeannine Pilloud, President ETH Alumni Organization
Adnovum offers its clients comprehensive support in the fast and secure digitalization of business processes from consulting and conception to implementation and operation.
ETH Cyber Group Alumni
Cyber Pathways was originally organised by ETH Cyber Group Alumni in 2023. This years' website was built with their friendly support.

Student Cooperation

Cyber Pathways is deeply rooted at ETH and collaborates closely with student groups.

ETH Cyber Group Alumni
ETH Cyber Group drives several initiatives and offer fantastic opportunities to students to experience core aspects also of practical cybersecurity already during their studies.

Organizers - About Cyber Connectors

Cyber Connectors is the organising body behind Cyber Pathways. It was founded after a successful first Cyber Pathways event in 2023, to provide continuity for the format, as well as to further support Cyber Professionals on their paths in the Cybersecurity domain. We are not-for-profit and working for the community on a voluntary basis.

Karin Holzhauser


Cyber Connectors

Fabian Gasser

Vice President

Cyber Connectors

Riccardo Cicchetti

2024 Student Outreach

ETH Cyber Group

Cyber Connectors addresses four main topics

Cultivating a Cyber Community

Building a vibrant network for security professionals to foster knowledge sharing, collaborations, and enhancing their impact in the cybersecurity world.

Navigating Cyber Careers

Guiding both new and experienced professionals through diverse cybersecurity career paths, highlighting journeys to roles like CIO, CISO, or expert levels of Threat Researcher, Engineer or Architect.

Bridging the Skills Gap

Connecting talent with opportunities to make cybersecurity careers more attractive and accessible, leading individuals to meaningful and fulfilling roles and supporting technical growth.

Valuing Professional Worth

Launching a 'Cyber Positioning System' for professionals to evaluate their market value and career opportunities, prioritizing personal growth, coaching, and mentoring.