Giorgio Giacinto is Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Cagliari, Italy, where he serves as the coordinator of the MSc degree in Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence.
He leads the Computer Security unit of the Pattern Recognition and Applications Lab (PRA Lab) research group. His research interests are in the field of machine learning for cybersecurity, such as malware analysis and detection, web application security, malicious behaviour detection, phishing detection. He is a member of the Executive Board of the Cybersecurity National Lab of the CINI consortium, Italy, and represents the National Lab within the European Cybersecurity Organization (ECSO)
In 2015, he co-founded the spin-off company Pluribus One that is bringing to the market the most valuable products of the activities carried out by the PRA Lab research group.