Freelance ICT security & audit consultant

Claudio Telmon is Freelance ICT security and audit consultant and adviser. His working experience includes different areas of ICT security, including systems management and configuration, software development, audit, design and implementation of ISMSs, business continuity, education and awareness raising, and research. He has studied at the University of Pisa, where he has obtained a Degree in Computer Science. He was Adjunct Professor at the University of Pisa, Italy in the Master Degree “IT Security” where he taught “Methods and tools for security” from 2009 to 2011 and “Advanced Crypography” from 2010 to 2011. In 2005 he founded the AIPSI – Associazione Italiana Professionisti della Sicurezza Informatica, and he was also Member of the Board of Directors. From 2002 he is Member of the Technical and Scientific Committee and of the Board of Directors of CLUSIT – Associazione Italiana Per la Sicurezza Informatica.


The course provides a global overview about the problem of mapping the cybernetic risks and their management, showing the current regulations and the situation in Italy. The course will focus on the following topics:

1)     Introduction to the Cybersecurity problem: Aims and extent of the problem; Incident examples; Corporate Risks; Motivation of the Attackers; Inability to find global solutions.

2)     Cybersecurity and Cyberspace: Definitions; CIA properties and attacks against them.

3)     Malware and Cyberattacks: Definitions; Case studies and known Malware;

4)     Cyberwar: Evolution of the attackers; From the worm to the Advanced Persistent Threat. Numbers and Countries behind the cyberwar.

5)     Privacy in communications: End-to-end encoded channels; Encoded e-mails; Visible services not for intelligence purposes.

6)     Cyber Risk Management: Definitions; Top-down and bottom-up risk approach. ISO 27001, NIST sp800-53 and other standards; Cybersecurity frameworks; National Framework for Cybersecurity and Essential PMI Management; Italian national regulations.