Head, Cybersecurity Operations, UNICC, Spain
“Amedeo Cioffi joined UNICC in 2019 as Head of Cybersecurity Operations that oversees the cybersecurity operations capabilities for UNICC and UNICC’s Partner Organizations. Amedeo oversees UNICC’s cyber team of experts in various locations for more than 40 subscribers. He has served UN organizations in different roles including being acting Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Amedeo strongly believes in collaboration and sharing of knowledge within the cybersecurity community and has spearheaded the development of many common cyber security solutions within the UN family. He has actively supported UNICC partner agencies in responding to complex cyber security incidents, and Cyber threat intelligence as result of these. Amedeo oversees the delivery of several UNICC cybersecurity operations services that include the common secure threat intelligence network, SOC, Incident Response and Threat Hunting, Red Teaming, Vulnerability Management, DevSecOps and Tabletop Exercises that UNICC runs within the UN system. Before joining UNICC, Amedeo has worked for Europol Cybersecurity Operations Center and NATO in the Cybersecurity Service Line.
Amedeo holds an M.Sc. in Information Technology, M.Sc. in Cyber Crime and Computer Forensic Investigations, holds industry information security certifications GCFA, GWAPT, OSWP, etc.”