Stefano Zanero received his PhD in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where he is currently an associate professor with the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria. His research focuses on mobile malware, malware analysis, and systems security.
In addition to teaching “Computer Security” and “Computer Forensics” at Politecnico, Zanero has extensive speaking and training experience in Italy and abroad. He has co-authored over 60 scientific papers and books, is a Senior Member of the IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society (for which he is a member of the Board of Governors), and a lifetime senior member of the ACM. Zanero co-founded the Italian chapter of ISSA (Information System Security Association) and has been named a Fellow of ISSA and sits on its International Board of Directors. A long time op-ed writer for magazines, including Computer World, Stefano is also a co-founder and chairman of Secure Network, a leading information security consulting firm based in Milan and London. He is the co-founder of 18Months, a cloud-based ticketing solutions provider. Most recently he co-founded a stealth-mode startup in the FinTech sector.