On invitation of the U.S. Embassy, Senior Technology Advisor for the U.S. Department of State in the Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues Len Hause was in Switzerland on a speaking tour. Len focused on how governments, companies, and the population can address the challenges of security and privacy issues arising from the ever increasing scale of internet connectivity. He also raised the issue of the changing meaning of terms like individual, sovereignty, security and privacy in a digital world. In this context he stressed the importance of continuous dialogue and collaboration among technology people, policy makers, and industry, both domestically and on an international level. Len spoke with representatives from the Swiss government, companies, and the IT-technology and block chain community in Zurich, Zug, Bern and Fribourg.