Francesca Bosco obtained her law degree from Università degli Studi di Torino, with a focus on International Law and was a practicing attorney for two years before joining UNICRI in 2006 as a member of the Emerging Crimes Unit. Her role in this organization is to be responsible for the cybercrime prevention projects, and in conjunction with key strategic partners, has developed new methodologies and strategies for researching and countering computer related crimes. She began collaborating information on different cybercrime-related projects such as the Hackers Profiling Project (HPP), SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Security and a multi-level training program for ICT and security professionals, lawyers, and law enforcement agencies. Ms. Bosco also participated as a speaker in various conferences and training seminars on the topic of child online pornography and contributed to the development ITU Child Online Protection (COP) guidelines.
More recently Ms. Bosco is researching and developing technical assistance and capacity building programs to counter the involvement of organized crime in cybercrime and a methodology with which to ascertain the social and financial ramifications of cybercrime and online abuse.
She is member of the TLC Executive Committee.