Claudio Agostino Ardagna is an Associate Professor at the Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Milano. He received the Ph.D degree in Computer Science from the Università degli Studi di Milano in February 2008. He is the winner of the ERCIM STM WG 2009 award for the best PhD thesis on security and trust management in an European University. His research interests are in the area of information security and privacy in distributed and mobile networks, with particular consideration of cloud and SOA security, mobile network privacy and anonymity, and access control models and languages. Within the above areas, he has published more than 100 contributions in international journals, conference/workshop proceedings, and chapters in international books.
His work has appeared, among the others, in the ACM Transactions on the Web, the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, the IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, and the IEEE Transactions on Service Computing. He is a co–author (with Prof. Ernesto Damiani and Nabil El Ioini) of the book “Open Source Systems Security Certification” published by Springer (2009). He has been visiting researcher at the ETISALAT BT Innovation Center (EBTIC), Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE (January-February 2014), and at the Center for Secure Information Systems (CSIS), George Mason University, VA, USA (June-August 2008, August 2009, and August 2010). He has been program co-chair for some international conferences and workshops, has served as member of the program committee of many international conferences and as reviewer of many international journals in the area of network and information security, and serves/has served in the editorial board of some international journals. He has participated in several national and international projects including EU FP6 and FP7 projects PRIME, PrimeLife, ASSERT4SOA, and CUMULUS. He received International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Silver Core Award “in recognition of outstanding services to IFIP” in 2013.