Alessandro Guarino is a Senior cybersecurity and privacy advisor and independent researcher. He is CEO of StudioAG, a consulting firm based in Italy and active since 2000, serving clients both in the private and public sector. He works as a Digital forensics analyst and consultant, as well as an expert witness in Court. He holds an M.Sc in Industrial Engineering and a B.Sc. in economics, with a focus on Information Security Economics. He is an ISO active expert member in JTC 1/SC 27 (IT Security Techniques committee) and contributed in particular to the development of cybersecurity and digital investigation standards. He currently chairs CEN/CENELEC JTC 8 "Privacy management in products and services" and represents Italy in CEN/CENELEC JTC 13 on cybersecurity. As an independent researcher he had presented at several international conferences, including ISSE (Information Security Solutions Europe), since 2013 and NATO CCD COE's 2013 CyCon, in Tallinn. He is a member of NATO IST 152 Research Task Group on "Autonomous Intelligent Agents for Cyber Defense". He serves as partner and innovation manager for Horizon 2020 project YAKSHA and is heavily involved with several other proposals in the security and ICT domain.