Giovanni Ziccardi, PhD, is Professor of Legal Informatics (“Informatica Giuridica”) and Advanced Legal Informatics at the University of Milan, and Founder and Director of the post-graduate Course in “Computer Crimes and Digital Investigations”. He is the Director of the “Information Society Law Center” (ISLC) of the University of Milan, and member of the Information Security and Data Protection Committee of the University. He belongs to the Board of the LAST-JD Joint International Doctoral (Ph.D) Degree in Law, Science and Technology and the Editor of the Italian Chapter of the International Encyclopedia of Cyberlaw – Cyber Law in Italy (Wolters Kluwer). Scientific Qualification as Full Professor (“Abilitazione scientifica”) in Philosophy of Law in 2018. Visiting Researcher at the “Max Planck Institute for Foreign and Criminal Law” (Prof. Ulrich Sieber) Freiburg in B. (Germany). Post-doctorate grant, University of Modena, Faculty of Law. The research project was about Internet and human rights
Pierluigi Perri, PhD, is Adjunct Professor in Advanced Legal Informatics and Data Protection at the University of Milan (Italy). He was seconded expert at the Council of Europe (cybercrimes and cybersecurity), non-residential Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School and affiliate fellow at the Yale law School He was also Visiting Researcher at the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department of Microsoft Inc., Redmond (USA). His research interests are privacy and data protection, information security, computer crimes and computer forensics. He is Deputy Director of the law journal “Cyberspace and Law” “(Cyberspazio e Diritto”). He is a member of the Scientific Committees of ISFA-Italian Chapter (Information Systems Forensics Association), CLUSIT (Italian Association for the Information Security) and AIPSI (Italian Association of Information Security Professionals).
Simone Bonavita, LLM, PhD, is former Professor AC (Contract lecturer) in “Sensitive Personal data Processing” at Università degli Studi di Milano, for the academic year 2019/2020 and Teaching Assistant (cultore della materia) in Legal Informatics (Professor G. Ziccardi) at Università degli Studi di Milano since 2007, Scholar at ISLC (Information Society Law Center) – University of Milan, in 2017 he was Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) of Florence.
Massimo Farina, LLM, PhD, is Adjunct Professor in Computer Law at the University of Cagliari (Italy), Teaching Assistant (cultore della materia) in Legal Informatics (Professor G. Ziccardi) at Università degli Studi di Milano since 2017 and Scholar at ISLC (Information Society Law Center) – University of Milan. His research interests are privacy and data protection, information security, computer crimes and computer forensics. He is Data Protection Officer at University of Cagliari; coordinator of laboratory “ICT4Law&Forensics” (http://ict4forensics.diee.unica.it/) at DIEE University of Cagliari; founder of network “DirICTo” (https://www.diricto.it/). Since 2016, he has also been Teaching Assistant in Legal Informatics (Professor G. Ziccardi) at Università degli Studi di Milano.
Stefano Mele, Phd is a “Partner” in Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato where he leads the Technology, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Intelligence Law Department. He is also the President of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (“ICT Authority”) of the Republic of San Marino. He holds a PhD from the University of Foggia, and is academic fellow of Cybersecurity at the Department of Law of the Bocconi University and also teaching assistant with the Department of Legal Informatics at the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan. He is member of the Governing Board and President of the Cybersecurity Commission of the Italian Atlantic Committee. He is President of the “Cyber Security Working Group” of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy(AMCHAM). Stefano also has lectureships with several universities and military research institutions of the Italian Ministry of Defence and NATO, and he is the author of several academic papers and articles on cybersecurity, cyber intelligence, cyber terrorism and cyber warfare topics. In 2014, he was included in NATO’s list of Key Opinion Leaders for Cyberspace Security. In the same year, the business magazine Forbes listed Stefano as one of the world’s best 20 Cyber Policy Experts to follow online.