Martina Cagossi

Born in Milan in 1986, she graduated from Università di Milano Statale in 2010 – MSc in Law, magna cum laude. Since 2010 she has been attending a two year Specialization School in Law (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Legali) at the Università di Milano Statale.
Since 2011 she has worked as Assistant in Penitentiary Law at Università di Milano Statale.

Mattia Epifani

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

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

Vincenzo Iozzo runs an independent security company called Tiqad. He is a regular speaker at various information security conferences including Black Hat, CanSecWest and DeepSec. He is perhaps best known in the information security industry for co-writing the exploits for BlackBerryOS and iPhoneOS to win Pwn2own 2010 and Pwn2own 2011. He is also a member of the Review Board committee of Black Hat.

Alessandro Lazari

Alessandro Lazari is the Policy and Governance Advisor of the “European Reference Network for Critical Infrastructure Protection” Project at the Joint Research Centre (European Commission). His role in the ERNCIP Project is to set the general policies for the activities carried on with a special focus on initializing and keeping the trust between the stakeholders and establishing good practices for data protection and cybersecurity. He is also Lecturer in Legal Informatics at the Specialization School in Legal Professions (University of Salento, Lecce, Italy) as well as Assistant at the Faculty of Law, Course of Legal Informatics and Advanced Legal Informatics (University of Milan, Italy). Alessandro is member of many research associations such as: the Center for Studies on Risk (University of Salento), the Italian Association Critical Infrastructure Protection Expert (since January 2012 he leads the working group on “Legal issues related to drafting the Operator Security Plan”), the “Piattaforma SERIT” (Security research in Italy) and the AIP-ITCS “Italian Computer Society. He is currently enrolled as Ph.D. student in Computer Engineering at the Department of Systems and Computer Science (DSI) at the University of Florence.

Federico Maggi

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.

Stefano Ricci

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.

Pasquale Stirparo

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.