Dr Fabio Martinelli (M.Sc. 1994, Ph.D. 1999) is a senior researcher at National Research Council of Italy, where He is the referent for cyber security activities. His main research interests involve security and privacy in distributed, mobile and cyber-physical systems. He is involved in several Steering Committees of international conferences, workshops, and working groups, like the IFIP WG 11.14 on secure services and software engineering. He has been involved in more than 20 European R&D projects on information and communication security and He is also currently coordinator of the EU H2020 European Network in Cyber Security (NeCS). He is also co-chair of the WG3 on Secure ICT research and innovation of the European Platform on “Network and Information Security” (NIS). He has been one of the 5 coordinators of the cPPP proposal in cyber security and serves as vice-chairman of the board of the European Cyber Security Organization (ECSO). At the national level He is the co-chair of the Italian Technological Platform on Security Research (SERIT).