Executive Committee

Francesca Bosco

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.

Luca Luparia

Luca Lupária is Professor of Criminal Procedure at the Università di Milano, where he also teaches Penitentiary Law.
He graduated from the Law School of the Università di Milano (magna cum laude) and he received his PhD. from University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum.Luca is the author of several scientific articles published in legal books or periodicals (both Italian and international) in the fields of comparative law, procedural law and evidence. Prof. Lupária has published monographs on the confession of the accused, the theory of double jeopardy and the use of information technology in criminal investigation. On relations between the penal system and new technologies, he has also coordinated the volumes “The criminal justice system and computer crimes” and “DNA database and criminal proceedings”. He is member of the editorial board of the review “Law, Probability and Risk” published by Oxford University Press.
Prof. Lupária is a coordinator of research projects, funded by the European Union and Ministry for the University, and he has carried out educational and research activities in Europe and abroad. He is member of the Milan Bar.
He is member of the TLC Executive Committee.

Giuseppe Vaciago

Giuseppe Vaciago has been a lawyer and a member of the Milan Bar since 2002 and for the last 10 years his primary focus has been IT Law with a focus on cyber crime. He has assisted many national and international IT companies. Academically, he received his PHD on Digital Forensics from Università di Milano and he is a lecturer at Insubria University (Varese and Como) where he holds a course on IT law. He recently attended Fordham Law School and Stanford Law School as a ‘Visiting Scholar’ to expand his studies in his own particular research area. Giuseppe Vaciago is the author of many publications on cybercrime, including both scientific journals and textbooks, which have been adopted by the University where he teaches. He has also delivered many lectures and presentations in both Italy and abroad.
He is member of the TLC Executive Committee.

Stefano Zanero

Stefano Zanero received a PhD in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where he is currently an assistant professor with the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione. His research focuses on intrusion detection, malware analysis, and systems security. Besides teaching “Computer Security” at Politecnico, he has extensive speaking and training experience in Italy and abroad. He has co-authored over 30 scientific papers and books. He is an associate editor for the “Journal in computer virology”. He’s a Senior Member of the IEEE (covering volunteer positions at national and regional level), and of the IEEE Computer Society (for which he is the current chair of the Italy chapter). He is also a member of the ACM. Stefano co-founded the Italian chapter of ISSA (Information System Security Association), and sits in the International Board of Directors of the same association.
He is member of the TLC Executive Committee.