Alessandro Armando is professor at the University of Genova where he teaches Computer Security and founded the Master in Cybersecurity and Data Protection. In 2010 he founded and led (until 2016) the Security & Trust Research Unit of the Bruno Kessler Foundation in Trento. He has coordinated several national and EU research projects in collaborations with prominent academic and industrial partners. He contributed to the discovery of an authentication flaw in the SAML 2.0 Web-browser SSO Profile and of a serious man-in-the-middle attack on the SAML-based SSO for Google Apps. He is currently serving as vice director of the CINI National Cybersecurity Laboratory.