The Geopolitics of AI

I delivered a talk on how Artificial Intelligence is influencing geopolitics balance and international relations at the 2019 Pirate Security Conference in Munich. The conference is organised by the German Pirate Party and others and represents and “alternative” to the Munich Security Conference, held on the same days. After summarising… Continue reading

EU Strategy on Artificial Intelligence

The European Commission published on April 25 2018 a Communication outlining the strategy of the EU for Artificial Intelligence. This post looks at the document, its structure and main points. While the first two chapters deal with a general introduction an AI scenarios and Europe’s competitive posture in the international… Continue reading

Corporate Forensics Presentation at ISSE 2017

For organisations, wether big or small, the priority when an Information Security incident happens is to resume operations as quickly as possible and minimise disruption. What is very often overlooked is the management of digital evidence generated by an incident, whatever its nature. The sessions endeavoured to explain how to… Continue reading

The EP marks 40 years of EU-ASEAN relationship

A report and motion from the Committee on Foreign Affairs (to be discussed in the Plenary on 2-3 October) will underscore the deepening relations between the European Union and the Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN), a strategic area of the Asia-Pacific region on the way to increased economic… Continue reading

e-Privacy XXI – Lucca 2017

e-Privacy is a biannual conference organised in Italy on the themes of privacy, security and surveillance. On June 23 2017 I prented at e-Privacy XXI a talk that is part of an ongoing research on cyber sovereignty and the role of nation states in Internet governance and cyber conflict. In his “Declaration… Continue reading

CEN-CENELEC Workshop on Safety & Security

The CEN-CENELEC workshop on Functional Safety & Cybersecurity last March 16 brought together industry actors and European standardization development organizations. The engagement generated was successful and will be an integral part of the future standardization roadmap for cybersecurity. I was invited to give a keynote speech on the perspective of… Continue reading

Cyber Borders and Cyber Sovereignty

Report of my presentation delivered at the 2017 Pirate Security Conference in Munich: Imposing and Evading Cyber Borders (The Dilemma of Sovereignty). Credit where credit is due: this presentation is the result of a research (and paper) developed with my friend and fellow cyber security advisor Emilio Iasiello.   Silide deck: psc2017-slides Continue reading

System Safety and Cyber Security IET Conference

I was invited among the speakers at the 11th International Conference on System Safety and Cyber Security  (SSCS) that was held in London, at Savoy Place last 12-13 October. SSCS, organised by The Institution of Engineering and Technology, is the largest conference for system safety specialists held in the UK. It was… Continue reading