Andrea Rigoni


Andrea Rigoni has been working in the Cyber Security sector for more than 25 years. Andrea is Partner in Deloitte Risk Advisory, a company of Deloitte network. Andrea joined Deloitte after the acquisition of Intellium, where he was co-founder and managing partner. In Deloitte, Andrea is co-leader for Cyber in the Public Sector and for the EMEA CERT Center of Excellence.  Andrea has also served the Italian Prime Minister Office in 2013 as Advisor on Cyber Security, where he developed the Italian Digital Identity Framework (SPID) and contributed to the National Cyber Security Strategy. He continues to support Italian government strategy on Cyber and he is advisor to many international organisations as United Nations and NATO. Andrea has an extensive experience in Cyber Security developed with Governments and Critical Infrastructures in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Andrea teaches Cyber Security Governance at the Master on Cyber Security at Genova University.


Andrea is working for NATO as advisor on Cyber Defence: he is co-director of the newly established Cyber Defence Centre in Tbilisi (Georgia), born as a regional initiative to enhance defence of governments and critical infrastructures.


Andrea also leads various initiatives with United Nations, in particular he is working on the National Cyber Security Strategy initiative, a UN Project to help countries developing and improving their national strategies. Furthermore, Andrea is involved in the organisation of regional Cyber Drills, special exercises where government units are trained to manage national cyber-attacks.


From 2010 to 2014, Andrea has been Director General of the “Global Cyber Security Centre” GCSEC, a no-profit Foundation based in Rome dedicated to Cyber Security (International Policy & Cooperation, Education and Research). Andrea served as a member of International Advisory Board at ISACA and served the ICANN review team of the Security, Stability and Resilience of the DNS. Andrea is also working as an independent advisor to many International Organisations and Governments on Cyber Security, including NATO, European Commission, African Union and United Nations/International Telecommunication Union. Andrea is also member of the Council for United States and Italy.


In the past, Andrea worked at Poste Italiane as Director of eCommerce and eIdentity, at Booz & Company as a Senior Associate leading Cyber Security projects in Europe and Middle East and providing independent consultancy to National Governments, International Institutions and Critical Infrastructures. He also worked for Symantec in UK and Middle East and Getronics/Olivetti.


Andrea is co-author of the Book “Computer Network Defence: new Threats and Trends” edited by Melissa Hathaway and published by NATO press in 2014.