Founded in 2004, Secure Network offers specialized services to guarantee the security of your systems.
Thanks to standard methodologies sharpened by years of experience in Italy and Europe, Secure Network is able to effectively answer all your needs and support you to protect your core businesses.
In 2018 Secure Network entered into a joint venture with BV Tech S.p.a, further expanding the company’s international opportunities.
Alvise Biffi is Chief Executive Officer of Secure Network, which he founded together with Stefano Zanero in 2004. Alvise is actively in charge of business development and management.
Graduated in Businees Economics from the Bocconi University of Milan, Alvise works in the IT strategic management sector since 1999. Before founding Secure Network, Alvise has been the President of JEME Bocconi and worked as Marketing Manager for SoftPeople.
Since 2005, Alvise has been an active member of Assolombarda, the association of tertiary and industrial companies based in the Milan area. During the following years, he fulfilled several relevant positions. He is now the President of Piccola e Media Impresa of Assolombarda, Vice President of both Assolombarda and Piccola Industria Confindustria and council member of the Chamber of Commerce of Milan.
Stefano Zanero received a PhD in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where he is currently an associate professor with the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria. His research focuses on malware analysis, cyberphysical security, and cybersecurity in general. Besides teaching “Computer Security” and “Digital Forensics and Cybercrime” at Politecnico, he has an extensive speaking and training experience in Italy and abroad. He co-authored over 90 scientific papers and books. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and sits in the Board of Governors of the IEEE Computer Society; he is a lifetime senior member of the ACM, which has named him a Distinguished Speaker; and has been named a Fellow of the ISSA (Information System Security Association). Stefano is also a co-founder and chairman of Secure Network, a leading cybersecurity assessment firm, and a co-founder of BankSealer, a startup in the FinTech sector that addresses fraud detection through machine learning techniques.
Secure Network acts like your most determined attackers and performs realistic and in-depth analysis of your most critical systems.
Formed by a young and cutting-edge Red Team of engineers and always up to date thanks to the close collaboration with Politecnico di Milano.
The stable research and development studies and the active participation to international conferences, lectures and workshops, make Secure Network one of the most effective security companies.
Alberto Volpatto holds a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, from where he graduated with a master thesis focused on the application of artificial intelligence and multiagent systems techniques to Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS).
After graduation, he started working at the ICT Department of Politecnico di Milano as a computer security researcher, where he worked on the security of mobile touchscreen devices, malware analysis, source code reviewing and development of secure software.
Alberto is a Secure Network’s CTO and daily performs penetration testing on critical banking systems.
Eros holds a M.Sc. degree from the Politecnico di Milano university. He graduated with a thesis on the realisation of a novel automated analysis framework for mobile applications targeting the Android platform, exploiting techniques such as bytecode analysis and manipulation and automated instrumentation.
Among his tasks, he performs penetration testing and code review targeting both mobile devices and web application security. Eros has a strong interest in analysing new platforms and developing automated tools to optimise the analysis process.
Alex is about to graduate in Physics at Università degli Studi di Milano. Thanks to courses he attended during his career he learned more about new programming languages. He experienced computer security for the first time by attending for pleasure professor Zanero’s course “Computer Security”.
Enthusiast of robotics and Artificial Intelligence he stepped in Computer Science by building and programming robots. Among the platforms used are BasicStamp BS2 (upgraded by himself to BS2sx), Arduino Uno and Lego Mindstorm NXT.
Jacopo holds a M.Sc. degree from Politecnico di Milano. He graduated with a thesis on binary analysis techniques based on the callgraphs. He is member of the “Tower of Hanoi” team from the Politecnico di Milano with which he participates to CTF competitions.
He performs penetration test activities and reverse engineering. His interests include the security analysis of embedded devices, covering techniques for the retrieval and analysis of embedded firmwares.
Riccardo graduated in System and Network Information Security at the University of Milan. His thesis concerned the design and development of a command line tool that determines if specific Github software/library versions are affected by security issues.
He is primarily focused on penetration tests of web and mobile applications, and his main interests are related to the automotive field of information security and latest web platforms analysis.
Michele received a M.Sc. in Information Security from the University of Salerno. His thesis concerned the design of new techniques for Network anomaly detection based on non-linear analysis and machine learning.
He performs Penetration Testing and Digital Forensics activities. Furthermore, he had previous work experience as a member of Incident response teams. His interests include Malware Analysis, Threat Intelligence, Social Engineering and online privacy, being a supporter of the Tor Project.
Specialized in embedded hardware platform development, integrated systems and IOT, Giorgio has had many professional experiences in the field of industrial electronic design, networking, system integration and system administration. He mainly executes in-depth analysis and penetration test of hardware systems and IOT devices, also in the context of Industry 4.0.
His interests include hardware and IOT devices, embedded systems, RF devices for SIGINT activities, and electronic microcontrollers such as Arduino and Raspberry.
Diego holds a B.Sc. in computer engineering from Politecnico di Milano. He is currently a member of the italian ethical hacking team “Mhackeroni” with whom he competed in the DEFCON CTF 26 and 27 finals in Las Vegas.
The main activities he deals with are mobile and application penetration tests. Reverse engineering and malware analysis are his main interests in the cybersecurity field, in particular he enjoys trying to reverse serial validation algorithms in old computer games and software.
Francesco is the Sales Manager of Secure Network: he is responsible for commercial activities and maintains partnerships in collaboration with the CEO, Alvise Biffi.
Francesco holds a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature from the University of Verona and has several years of experience in the commercial field, he has experience in corporate markets (he worked the Global Account for Cerved) as well as the financial and cybersecurity software market where he used his linguistic skill to expand commercial development.
ISO specialist, Giancarlo took part as a develpment team leader or member in important compliance projects (D.lgs 231/2001) and certification of management’s systems as ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environment) and ISO 27001 (information and data security).
Member of the board of directors of AICQ (Associazione Italiana Cultura della Qualità) in the public administration field, he is enrolled in AICQ SINCEV registers as a qualified auditor in ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 systems. Giancarlo promotes multiple conferences and workshops on certifications of Management Systems as useful tools to improve business performance, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and Cyber Security in Smart City.
Marcello holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where he graduated with a doctoral dissertation focused on the security of industrial control systems for manufacturing. He co-authored 8 scientific papers and presented his research at multiple international venues, including the prestigious conference Black Hat USA twice, in 2017 and 2020.
In his spare time, Marcello enjoys playing and organizing Capture the Flag competitions: since 2014, he has been a member of Politecnico’s team, Tower of Hanoi, and he took part to the DEF CON CTF 26 finals with the Italian team mHACKeroni.
As a Security Engineer, Marcello routinely performs penetration testing and security assessments.
Federico has performed security analyses for many public and private entities. As a Security Engineer, he now primarily performs Penetration Tests and Vulnerability Assessments.
In addition, he participates in Bug Bounty programs focusing on finding vulnerabilities in web applications. Social Engineering techniques and Adversarial Simulation fall within his principal technical interests.
Enrico has performed Incident Response and Incident Handling activities for important clients in the financial and space sector, both nationally and internationally.
Currently, as a Security Engineer, Enrico routinely performs Penetrations Tests and Vulnerability Assessments. Code Review, Binary Analysis, Binary Exploitation and development of applications for cyber security fall among his professional and techical interests.
Andrea holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where for his thesis he designed and developed a distributed system for identifying malware within web pages. During university, he participated in CTF competitions with the “Tower of Hanoi” and “mHACKeroni” teams.
As a Security Engineer, he mainly carries out penetration testing and security assessment activities. His main interests are the analysis of web platforms and software development.
Bruno is enrolled in the faculty of “Security of computer systems and networks” at the University of Milan, where over time he began to participate in CTF competitions with the “Salted Crhackers” team, an experience that allowed him to specialize in web vulnerabilities and to acquire knowledge related to cyber security.
He carries out penetration testing activities and in his spare time he participates in “Bug Bounty” programs, with particular focus on the search for web vulnerabilities. His main areas of interest also include reverse engineering and digital forensics.
Aurora got a master’s degree, cum laude, in “Labour Management and communication for organizations” at Università Cattolica, in Milan, with a thesis on human adaptability to technological changes in safety risk environments.
Keen on communication, in the years she experienced in different areas, in Italy and abroad, as Project Manager, Content Creator and Digital strategist. Aurora is the Project Manager in Secure Network: she collaborates with the technical team and the commercial one for a proper project’s management.
Danilo obtained a Degree in Computer Systems and Networks Security at the Università degli Studi in Milan. With a strong interest in computer science and technology, he has the role of Key Account Manager, with the aim to create a communication channel between the customer and the technical team.
A large part of his private life is engaged in musical-theatre activities to enhance enthusiasm and serenity to work well every day.
He believes that teamwork divides tasks and multiplies success.
Mattia is graduating in Computer and Network Security at Università degli Studi di Milano. During his university studies, he got passionate about CTF competitions and joined the SaltedCRHackers university team.
As a Security Engineer in Secure Network’s team, Mattia primarily performs penetration testing and vulnerability assessment activities.