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Felice di aver partecipato con la collega Francesca Tugnoli alla stesura del commento sui Reati Informatici (art. 24 bis), Reati IP (art. 25 Nonies) e art. 67 nel Commentario al Decreto sulla responsabilità da reato degli Enti – D.Lgs. 231/2001 edito dalla Pacini Editore. Ringraziamo Guido Stampanoni Bassi e Lorenzo Nicolò Meazza dell'opportunità che ci ha permesso di sottolineare gli aspetti multidisciplinari di queste materie (IT, ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 7: The “Bigger Picture”

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Today marks the seventh and final lecture of the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course in the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management! After today’s lecture, students will have acquired a solid understanding of the multifaceted EU data protection and cybersecurity landscape thanks to the lectures and tutorials on EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals led by myself and our other expert ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 6: A CYBERSECURITY READING OF THE GDPR

Today my lecture in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course  will present a cybersecurity reading of the GDPR. After having learned about computer security technology and its principles, and having familiarized themselves with the most relevant EU cybersecurity legal sources, the students are now ready to bridge the connection with personal data protection! One of the aims of this course is to ...

IT’S TUTORIAL TIME! WEEK 5: INTRUSION DETECTION, FIREWALLS, INTRUSION PREVENTION SYSTEMS AND THREAT INTELLIGENCE

It's Thursday and that means that it is tutorial time in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course! This afternoon students will discuss the deployment of intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, and threat intelligence, giving group presentations, first from the perspective of an attacker and then as a member of the organization, in a session led by Fernando ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE WEEK 5: Intrusion detection, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and threat intelligence

Intrusion detection, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, and threat intelligence. These fundamental cybersecurity themes will be explored in detail this week with Fernando Silvia in the “EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals” course within the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management! In this fifth week of the course, students will gain in-depth knowledge about intrusions, cyber trespass, building secure systems to prevent attacks, ...

It’s TUTORIAL TIME! Week 3: User authentication, access controls and database, data center and network security

It’s Thursday and that means it’s tutorial time again in the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) "EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals" course within the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management! This afternoon, we will stimulate the students to operationalise the knowledge gained during Fernando Silva’s lecture on Monday with a case study and ...

TODAY IS TUTORIAL TIME! TUTORIAL Week 2: “The Cybersecurity Legal Framework”

It’s tutorial time! Today the students of our EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals course in the ECPC Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management will be requested to discuss the EU Cybersecurity Strategy and the relevant legal framework, isolating the fundamental elements, policy objectives, scope and legal obligations for the relevant stakeholders.  The new EU Cybersecurity Strategy was presented on 16 December 2020 by the Commission ...

“EU AND GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS” COURSE Week 2: Cybersecurity Legal Framework

It's week 2 of the EU and Global Cybersecurity Fundamentals course within the Advanced Master in Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Management LLM we created at ECPC! Today I will lecture on the EU cybersecurity legal framework live from Dakar, Senegal, where I am lecturing in the Data Protection Officer (DPO) Humanitarian Action Certificate course. Specifically, we will explore the intricacies of the European ...

“The next great financial crisis could come from a cyber attack”: 5 critical cybersecurity measures you should put in place today

The 2021 Report on the SolarWinds Cyber Espionage Attack and Institutions’ Response published by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“Report”) commences with a stark warning: “The next great financial crisis could come from a cyber attack.” “The SolarWinds Attack is, to date, the most visible, widespread, and intrusive information technology (‘IT’) software supply chain attack – i.e., a ...

How data minimization, data quality, and storage limitation can help in the fight against climate change

Over the last 20 years, access to cheap computational capacity has increasingly led to the harvesting of more and more personal data, without having to worry too much about costs related to data storage and processing activities. For this very reason (and all too often), data sets are offhandedly replicated, databases are left unmanaged, and the same ...