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

Cyber Conference 2016 at Chatham House

Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) hosted its annual Cyber Conference this week in London. It must be said that the main threads of the discussion were not new in the field of cyber policy in general, and cyber security in particular. The raise of digital sovereignty was… Continue reading

Cyberspace does not exist

Ever since William Gibson presented us with the word in his acclaimed science fiction novel “Neuromancer”, cyberspace evokes images of a virtual, immaterial world made up of bit and bytes, without borders and existing on a somewhat ethereal dimension above and beyond our physical everyday world (and its laws). More… Continue reading

ISACA Venice paper on Critical Infrastructures

ISACA Venice Chapter just published its 5th paper, “National Cybersecurity, Awareness in Critical Industries in North East Italy”. I am a co-author, with Luca Moroni (coordinator) and Giuseppe Esposito. The paper sketches the general scenario on Critical Infrastructure Protection, supplies examples and also a practical tool for self-evaluation that can be… Continue reading

Critical Infrastructure Protection: a legislation review

In this post I try to trace the evolution of EU legislation regarding Critical Infrastructure Protection, with some special attention to the Italian implementations. In any case the bulk of the regulations and laws in this field finds its origin at the European level. The main motivation behind Critical Infrastructure… Continue reading