Mauro Conti received his MSc and his PhD in Computer Science (advisor Prof. Luigi V. Mancini) from Sapienza University of Rome, Italy , in 2005 and 2009, respectively. In 2008, he was Visiting Researcher (supervised by Prof. Sushil Jajodia) at the Center for Secure Information Systems (CSIS) at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA . In 2009 he was selected for the ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics) "Alain Bensoussan" Fellowship (currently a EU Marie Curie COFUND action) . From 2009 to 2011 he was Postdoctoral Researcher (supervised by Prof. Bruno Crispo and Prof. Andrew S. Tanenbaum) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands . In November 2010, he was visiting researcher at UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA (working with Prof. Mario Gerla). In 2011, he joined University of Padua, Italy , (among the best italian universities) as Assistant Professor (tenured faculty). In June/July 2012 he was visiting Assistant Professor at UCI - University of California, Irvine, CA, USA (working with Prof. Gene Tsudik). From 2012, he is a EU Marie Curie Fellow . His research interests are mainly in the area of security and privacy. In this area, he published more than forty papers in topmost international peer-reviewed journals and conferences (including IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, ACM WiSec, ACM AsiaCCS, ACM SACMAT, ACM MobiHoc, ISC, and ICICS). He served as program committee member of several conferences (including ACM CODASPY, IEEE PASSAT, IEEE MASS, ACNS, and SecureComm). He was panelist at ACM CODASPY 2011. He is General Chair for SecureComm 2012 and ACM SACMAT 2013.