Born in 1977, he graduated from Università di Genova in 2002 – MSc in Computer Science and took a “Corso di Perfezionamento” in Computer Forensics and Digital Investigations from University of Milan in 2009. He obtained various accreditations in the field of Computer Forensics and Ethical Hacking (CIFI, CCE, CEH, CHFI, CEI, ACE, ECCE, MPSC) and he is a technical consultant for various courts in Italy (Genoa, Milan, Rome, Turin, Bergamo, Naples). In 2002 he became the owner of an IT company called REALITY NET – System Solutions Snc
Davide Gabrini has been in the Italian National Police Force since 1997 and he specializes in digital forensics and investigations into IT offences, as well as being involved in research and development and staff training.
Davide has been instructed on a number of occasions to act as an expert witness in both criminal and civil proceedings. He teaches IT security and digital forensics courses at various universities as well as at organizations in the public and private sector. He is a member of IISFA – the International Information Systems Forensics Association – since the Italian branch was established, Davide was captain of the wining team of IISFA’s 2008 CyberCop. As Certified Information Forensics Investigator and ACE, Davide was a member of the DEFT Linux development team.
Marco Tullio Giordano
Qualifying in 2008, Marco has built up considerable experience in criminal law relating to new technology, with a particular focus on IT security, on crimes of opinion and liability on the part of private individuals and businesses on the Internet; he works for a number of leading web companies. He has worked with the IT Law Department at the Università di Milano since 2005 and has been a PhD student at the Università di Milano-Bicocca, working on the phenomenon of digital identity and the law protecting online reputation. A member of the Milan Criminal Lawyers Association, Marco is on the committee which is in charge of the association’s website. The author of a number of publications concerning criminal offences in the IT world, he also contributes online, with articles and comments on the law and new technology.
Vincenzo Iozzo leads the collection and analysis of vulnerability intelligence at Trail of Bits. Prior to Trail of Bits, Vincenzo founded Tiqad, an information security consulting firm, worked as a penetration tester for Secure Network srl and was a reverse engineer for Zynamics GmbH. His specialized research in Mac OS X security, smartphone exploitation, and exploit payloads has been presented at information security conferences around the world including Black Hat, CanSecWest and Microsoft BlueHat. In 2008, he was selected to participate in the Google Summer of Code and developed a testing infrastructure for TrustedBSD, the Mandatory Access Control system that became the foundation for sandboxing technologies included in Mac OS X. Vincenzo serves as a committee member on the Black Hat Review Board and is a co-author of the “iOS Hacker’s Handbook” (Wiley, 2012).
He is perhaps best known for his participation in Pwn2Own, where he co-wrote the exploits for BlackBerryOS and iOS that won the contest in 2010 and 2011 and where he co-wrote exploits for Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari that placed second in 2012.
Federico Maggi is a Post-doctorate Research Assistant at Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano. Specifically, his current research interests are in security visualization of large-scale, malicious activity on the Internet, new security aspects of cloud-computing, malware naming inconsistencies, and automatic shoulder surfing against mobile touchscreen devices.
During his Doctorate, in the same University, he studied and made contributions in the field of anomaly-based intrusion detection for web applications and alert correlation. At Politecnico di Milano Federico was TA for undergraduate-level courses on computer programming, he has been teaching classes in graduate-level courses of computer and network security, as well as non-security courses, on topics such as computer system performance evaluation and information systems.
Daniel Nagel is a member of the IT Law Department of BRP Renaud & Partner. He focuses his practice on online and offline privacy issues, data security and international law. Nagel is a permanent contributor to the Austrian UN CISG database and a member of the Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence, University of Leeds. He studied law at the University of Heidelberg, the University of Innsbruck and at Leeds University. He has published numerous papers in the field of privacy and co-authored the book “Digital Whoness: Identity, Privacy and Freedom in the Cyberworld” with M. Eldred and R. Capurro.
Stefano graduated with honours from the Sacro Cuore Catholic Università di Milano in 2000. Currently researching his PhD in philosophy and sociology of law at the Università di Milano-Bicocca with his thesis on global standards in privacy, Stefano has a number of publications to his name on the topic of privacy and criminal law relating to economics and to IP. As an English speaker, Stefano advises clients not only at home but also abroad on a wide range of issues concerning the law governing new technologies, privacy law, IT security law and criminal law relating to economics and to IP both in connection with court proceedings as well as out-of-court matters.
David Silva Ramalho
Born in 1988, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon in 2010, where he also completed a Postgraduate course in Intellectual Property and Information Society Law. David is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Criminal Sciences at the same University, focusing on Cybercrime and Digital Evidence. He has done extensive research on the subject of the Dark Web and the use of online anonymizing tools, as well as on legal and technical aspects of cloud computing. David has been invited to speak on a number of occasions on Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, including on the topic of Cybercrime, and is currently awaiting publication of his second article, concerning the collection of criminal evidence in cloud computing.
Pasquale Stirparo is Digital Forensics and Mobile Security Researcher at the Joint Research Centre of European Commission. His main research interests revolve around the security and privacy issues related to mobile devices communication protocols, mobile malware and cybercrime. He is also involved in, other than very interested to, the Digital Forensics field from the “standardization” point of view. Prior to join JRC, Pasquale was working as Security Consultant and Digital Forensics Analyst for an Italian based private company. He has also been invited as speaker to several Italians conferences and seminars on Digital Forensics and lecturer on the same subject for Politecnico di Milano and United Nations (UNICRI). Pasquale is currently enrolled as Ph.D. student at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) of Stockholm, holds a MSc in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Torino and he’s certified GCFA, OPST, OWSE, ECCE.
Anna-Maria Talihärm holds an LLM degree in Information Technology Law from Stockholm University and is working towards a law PhD at Tartu University, Estonia. In 2011-2012 she was researching international legal cooperation on cyber security at Waseda University, Tokyo. Currently she is working as a senior analyst for the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE) Legal and Policy branch where her areas of research include European Union information society law, cyber terrorism and cyber crime. She has been speaking in the events of several international organizations such as NATO COE DAT and OSCE.