Dr. Vincenzo Ciancaglini got a M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering from the Politecnico of Turin and a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Wireless Systems, from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
For some years he has worked as a developer in a travel IT company in Sophia Antipolis, France, a period during which he also took part in the foundation of a research and innovation lab within his company, where he was responsible for analysing new upcoming technologies and their potential business developments.
In the period 2009-2013 he obtained his Ph.D. from the National Research Institute in Automation and Computer Science (INRIA) in Sophia Antipolis, with a thesis about peer-to-peer networks interoperability and next-generation internet protocols.
Since 2012 he works in Trend Micro as a research scientist within the Forward-Looking Threat Research team (FTR), a team distributed all over the world, responsible for performing technological scouting and investigation on cyber-criminal activities, and their potential development in the coming years. His duties in the team go from the development of new data analytics prototypes to identify targeted attacks to the research on new encrypted networks (Darkweb), and also research on the Internet of Things (IoT).