Stefano Zanero received a PhD in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where he is currently an assistant professor with the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione. His research focuses on intrusion detection, malware analysis, and systems security. Besides teaching "Computer Security" at Politecnico, he has an extensive speaking and training experience in Italy and abroad. He co-authored over 40 scientific papers and books. He is an associate editor for the "Journal in computer virology". He's a Senior Member of the IEEE (covering volunteer positions at national and regional level), the IEEE Computer Society (for which he is a member of the Board of Governors), and the ACM. Stefano co-founded the Italian chapter of ISSA (Information System Security Association), of which he is a senior member. He sits in the International Board of Directors of the same association. A long time op-ed writer for magazines (among which "Computer World"), Stefano is also a co-founder and chairman of Secure Network S.r.l., a leading Italian information security consulting firm.