Head of the Center
Luigi Martino is the head of the Center for Cyber Security and International Relations Studies, a specialized observatory of the CSSII at the Department of Political Science (University of Florence); He is teaching Cyber Security and International Relations at the Department of Political Science (University of Florence) and he is project manager of the joint-project OSCE-University of Florence “Enhancing the Implementation of OSCE CBMs to Reduce the Risks of Conflict Stemming from the Use of ICTs”. Currently, Luigi is Ph.D. Candidate in Human Rights and Global Politics, School of Advanced Studies Sant’Anna, Pisa with a Research Project on “Improving Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure: The Public-Private Partnership Model Against Cyber Attacks”. He is Consultant of Italian MoFA for “cyber issues” and he is Member of the Delegation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the G7 Ise-Shima Cyber Group. He holds the MA in IR with a focus on the Strategic Relevance of Cyberspace and the Risks of Cyber Warfare. He is a member of the Research Advisory Group of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace and member of the experts group ENISA for the implementation of the European Directive NIS. Since 2017, he is a member of the Forum for Cyber Expertise, representing the Center for Cyber Security and International Relations Studies. Author of many publications in Italian, English and Spanish on cyber security, cyber warfare, cyber intelligence and cyber diplomacy, he edited, with Umberto Gori, the book “Intelligence e Interesse Nazionale” (“Intelligence and National Interest”), Aracne Editrice 2015.