GFCE Title: Task Force lead Critical Information Protection
Job Title: Head of MELANI Operation and Information Centre, Switzerland
Description: 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 Defense, 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.