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Articles, White papers, HOWTO and Documentation


L'Hardware e la Sicurezza IT: da Multics a Meltdown e Spectre
by Andrea Pasquinucci, September - November 2018 (in Italian)
Download part 1: lhardware-e-la-sicurezza-it-parte-1-un-poco-di-storia.pdf (184KB)
Download part 2: lhardware-e-la-sicurezza-it-parte-2-attacchi-side-channel-row-hammer-ed-attacchi-alla-cache.pdf (188KB)
Download part 3: lhardware-e-la-sicurezza-it-parte-3-meltdown-e-spectre.pdf (154KB)
 
IT Security and Audit in the Clouds
by Andrea Pasquinucci, November 2017
Download: CloudSecurityAudit-201711.pdf (104KB)
 
A Practical Look into GDPR for IT - Part 3
by Andrea Pasquinucci, June 2017
Download: GDPR_3-201706.pdf (115KB)
 
A Practical Look into GDPR for IT - Part 2
by Andrea Pasquinucci, May 2017
Download: GDPR_2-201705.pdf (105KB)
 
A Practical Look into GDPR for IT - Part 1
by Andrea Pasquinucci, March 2017
Download: GDPR_1-201703.pdf (82KB)
 
IT Security in the brave new world of Agile and DevOps
by Andrea Pasquinucci, May 2016
Download: SecurityAgileDevOps-201605.pdf (89KB)
 
The Riddle of On-Line Authentication
by Andrea Pasquinucci, March 2016
Download: AuthEmail-201603.pdf (110KB)
 
IT Security Programme Cheat Sheet
by Andrea Pasquinucci, February 2016
Download: SecITPrgCheatSheet-201602.pdf (47KB)
 
The evolution of IT Security from Network Security to Identity Access Management and Zero Trust
di Andrea Pasquinucci, Febbraio 2016
Download: ZeroTrust_IAM-201602.pdf (209KB)
 
Protecting Digital Personal Information from the Company Point of View
by Andrea Pasquinucci, November 2015
Download: ProtectingPersonalInfoCompany-201511.pdf (78KB)
 
Protecting Digital Personal Information from the End User Point of View
by Andrea Pasquinucci, September 2015
Download: ProtectingPersonalInfoUser-201509.pdf (80KB)
 
To Backup or not to Backup
by Andrea Pasquinucci, February 2015
Download: ToBackup-201502.pdf (102KB)
 
From Acting to Reacting IT Security
by Andrea Pasquinucci, February 2015
Download: ActingReactingSecurity-201502.pdf (94KB)
 
On Electromagnetic Attacks
by Andrea Pasquinucci, September 2014
Download: ElectromagneticAttacks-201409.pdf (99KB)
 
Il Futuro della Sicurezza IT tra "Consumerization" e "Embedding"
by Andrea Pasquinucci, February 2014
Download: SicurezzaCOIT-201402.pdf (84KB)
 
Physics, Mathematical Models and Human Intuition
A Short Essay by Andrea Pasquinucci, February 2013
Download: PhysicsMathModelsHumanIntuition.pdf (65KB)
 
Ridisegnare i Sistemi Operativi per una Nuova Sicurezza.
by Andrea Pasquinucci, February 2013
Download: RidisegnareSicurezzaOS-201302.pdf (75KB)
 
Volando nella Nebbia delle Nuvole (ovvero Cloud e Sicurezza).
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Information Security n. 14 Year 3, October 2012
Download: InformationSecurity-2012-10.pdf (324KB)
 
Sicurezza, Gestione dei Sistemi ed Amministratori.
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Information Security n. 9 Year 3, March 2012
Download: InformationSecurity-2012-3.pdf (101KB)
 
Aria Nuova in ICT.
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Information Security n. 5 Year 2, July 2011
Download: InformationSecurity-2011-7.pdf (87KB)
 
L'insicurezza del Web: dai Trojan alle frodi online.
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Information Security n. 3 Year 2, March 2011
Download: InformationSecurity-2011-3.pdf (86KB)
 
Time Stamps: a neglected security issue
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ISSA Journal, December 2009
Download: ISSA-200912.pdf (105KB)
 
The Security Challenges of Mobile Devices
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, March 2009
Download: CFS-200903.pdf (199KB)
 
On the Practical Impossibility of Embedded ICT Security
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, November 2008
Download: CFS-200811.pdf (175KB)
 
On Economics of ICT Security
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, August 2008
Download: CFS-200808.pdf (326KB)
 
Writing Secure Software Is Just Difficult Or Plainly Impossible ?
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, May 2008
Download: CFS-200805.pdf (174KB)
 
Defeating Security With Security
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, February 2008
Download: CFS-200802.pdf (105KB)
 
The Difficult Art Of Managing Logs
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, October 2007
Download: CFS-200710.pdf (125KB)
 
Security, Risk Analysis and Governance: A Practical Approach
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, July 2007
Download: CFS-200708.pdf (483KB)
 
Sicurezza, Sistemi Operativi ed Hardware: un connubio che viene da lontano.
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Microsoft Security Italia, 02/05/2007
Download: SicurezzaEdHardware-20070502.pdf (77KB)
 
From Network Security To Content Filtering
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, May 2007
Download: CFS-200705.pdf (498KB)
 
Web-Voting, Security and Cryptography
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, March 2007
Download: CFS-200703.pdf (630KB)
 
Inside the mind of a spammer
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Computer Fraud & Security, February 2007
Download: CFS-200702.pdf (451KB)
 
No, non siamo ancora all'Elaboratore Quantistico
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Punto Informatico, 15/02/2007
Download offsite: http://punto-informatico.it/p.aspx?id=1892143
 
L'outsourcing IT: Best practice e auditing
Gruppo di Ricerca AIEA-CLUSIT (Andrea Pasquinucci), December 2006
Download: offsite http://www.clusit.it/download/
 
L'outsourcing IT: Best practice e auditing
Gruppo di Ricerca AIEA-CLUSIT (Andrea Pasquinucci), December 2006
Download: offsite http://www.clusit.it/download/
 
Da IDS a IPS
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 51, December 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-51.pdf (537KB)
 
Abbandonare la sicurezza basata sull'analisi dei rischi?
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 50, November 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-50.pdf (414KB)
 
Implementing Quantum Key Distribution in Today's Networks
Andrea Pasquinucci, October 2006, ISSA Journal
Download: offsite http://www.issa.org/Members/Journal.html
 
Gestire la (in-) Sicurezza Informatica
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 49, October 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-49.pdf (533KB)
 
Configurare Squid con HAVP e Clamav
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 48, September 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-48.pdf (471KB)
 
Usare un Anti-Virus per la Navigazione Web
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 47, July 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-47.pdf (548KB)
 
Il CISO: un ruolo tra mito e realtà
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in CSO-on-line, 24 July 2006
published as "Il CISO non è per tutti" in CSO, September 2006
Download: CSO-RuoloCISO-20060724.pdf (82KB)
 
Quantum Information and Security
Andrea Pasquinucci, June 2006, ISSA Journal
Download: offsite http://www.issa.org/Members/Journal.html
 
Attacchi ai FileSystem Cifrati
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 46, June 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-46.pdf (418KB)
 
Cifrare FileSystem in Linux
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 45, May 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-45.pdf (390KB)
 
Cifrare lo Swap in Linux
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 44, April 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-44.pdf (389KB)
 
FileSystem Cifrati
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 43, March 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-43.pdf (448KB)
 
Biometria e Sicurezza Informatica
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 39-40-41-42, November 2005 - February 2006
Download: ICTSecurity-2006-42.pdf (952KB)
 
Intervista sulla Crittografia Quantistica
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Isacaroma Newsletter, 04/11/2005
Download offsite: http://www.isacaroma.it/html/newsletter/?q=node/113
 
Comunicazioni sicure tra server di posta elettronica
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 38, October 2005
Download: ICTSecurity-2005-38.pdf (360KB)
 
Inviare la Posta Elettronica in Modo Sicuro
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 37, September 2005
Download: ICTSecurity-2005-37.pdf (476KB)
 
Content Filtering e SSL/TLS
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 36, July-August 2005
Download: ICTSecurity-2005-36.pdf (353KB)
 
Fotoni per il computing quantistico
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Punto Informatico, 08/07/2005
Download offsite: http://punto-informatico.it/p.asp?i=53974&p=2&r=PI
 
Certificati Digitali e sicurezza di SSL/TLS
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 35, June 2005
Download: ICTSecurity-2005-35.pdf (201KB)
 
2008, l'anno del computer quantistico
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Punto Informatico, 24/06/2005
Download offsite: http://punto-informatico.it/p.asp?i=53651&r=PI
 
Una Introduzione a TLSv1.0
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 32 e 34, March/May 2005
Download: ICTSecurity-2005-34.pdf (234KB)
 
Cosa fare quando un algoritmo crittografico viene 'rotto' ?
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 33, April 2005
Download: ICTSecurity-2005-33.pdf (77KB)
 
OpenVPN, come fare VPN con SSL/TLS
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 30 e 31, January/February 2005
Download: ICTSecurity-2005-31.pdf (251KB)
 
EUCIP IT Administrator Modulo 5: Sicurezza Informatica
co-author Andrea Pasquinucci, AICA Gruppo di sviluppo M5, published by McGraw Hill, ISBN 9788838672019, January 2005
 
Aspetti di Crittografia Moderna, da DES alla Crittografia Quantistica
Andrea Pasquinucci, December 2004, Quaderno Clusit
Download: offsite http://www.clusit.it/download/
 
Proxying con DeleGate
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 29, December 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-29.pdf (97KB)
 
Squid + SquidGuard + Privoxy
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 27/28, October/November 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-27.pdf (137KB)
 
LAN Sniffing con Ettercap
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 26, September 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-26.pdf (473KB)
 
Bogons: pacchetti IP non validi sulle WAN
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 25, July 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-25.pdf (140KB)
 
Creare connessioni cifrate con stunnel
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 24, June 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-24.pdf (83KB)
 
Cos'è la Crittografia Quantistica?
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in Punto Informatico, 15/06/2004
Download offsite: http://punto-informatico.it/p.asp?i=48607
 
Prevenzione ON/IN-line
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 23, May 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-23.pdf (127KB)
 
A short Introduction to BGP and Cisco configuration hints
Andrea Pasquinucci, v0.5 26-04-2004
Download: BGP-Intro-0.5.pdf (181KB - English version)
 
Quantum Cryptography on the Market Today
Andrea Pasquinucci, 29-04-2004
HTML version: markettoday.html (English version)
 
A first Glimpse at Quantum Cryptography
Andrea Pasquinucci, v0.5 19-04-2004
Download: QC-First_Glimpse-0.5.pdf (393KB - English version)
 
Aide: un semplice HIDS
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 22, April 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-22.pdf (118KB)
 
Quantum Cryptography: Pros & Cons
Andrea Pasquinucci, v0.4 30-03-2004
Download: QC-Pros+Cons-0.4.pdf (108KB - English version)
 
Bogons: pacchetti IP con indirizzi non validi
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 21, March 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-21.pdf (94KB)
 
Usare gli Hard-Link in ambienti Unix
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 20, February 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-20.pdf (111KB)
 
DNS cache poisoning e Bind
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 19, January 2004
Download: ICTSecurity-2004-19.pdf (171KB)
 
VoIP: una interessante novità con molte problematiche di sicurezza
by Andrea Pasquinucci and Marco Misitano, published in ICT Security n. 18, December 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-18b.pdf (427KB)
 
Gestire Certificati Digitali con openssl
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 18, December 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-18a.pdf (169KB)
 
Una Introduzione a IPSEC
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 16 e 17, October/November 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-17b.pdf (193KB)
 
Configurare Filtri AntiSpam in Postfix
by Andrea Pasquinucci and Furio Ercolessi, published in ICT Security n. 17, November 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-17a.pdf (39KB)
 
Network Troubleshooting 101
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 16, October 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-16.pdf (66KB)
 
Progettare un'Architettura di Posta Elettronica
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 15, September 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-15.pdf (171KB)
 
Il Mio Primo Firewall IP
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 14, July 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-14.pdf (25KB)
 
File Encryption: Come e Perché
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 13, June 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-13.pdf (20KB)
 
IP Firewalls: an overview of the principles
Andrea Pasquinucci, v0.2 23-05-2003
Download: IP-Firewall-02.pdf (122KB - English version)
 
Usare LIDS per fortificare il proprio kernel Linux
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 11, April, and 12, May 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-12.pdf (29KB)
 
Un analisi dei problemi del WEP
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 11, April 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-11b.pdf (62KB)
 
Linux FreeS/WAN e Win2k
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 10, March 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2003-10.pdf (39KB)
 
Usare Snort come un leggero NIDS
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 8, January, and n. 9, February 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2002-08.pdf (453KB)
 
Introduzione al protocollo 802.11 (WiFi)
by Andrea Pasquinucci e Fabrizio Croce, published in ICT Security n. 7, December 2002, n. 8, January, e n. 9, February 2003
Download: ICTSecurity-2002-07.pdf (215KB)
 
Hardening di un Sistema Operativo
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 6, November 2002
Download: ICTSecurity-2002-06.pdf (84KB)
 
IPSEC-VPN con LINUX FreeS/WAN
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 5, October 2002
Download: ICTSecurity-2002-05.pdf (71KB)
 
La crittografia a chiavi pubbliche è a rischio?
by Andrea Pasquinucci, published in ICT Security n. 1, May 2002
Download: ICTSecurity-2002-01.pdf (25KB)
 


Scientific Publications

The Security of Practical Quantum Key Distribution
V. Scarani, H. Bechmann-Pasquinucc, N.J. Cerf, M. Dusek, N. Lutkenhaus, M. Peev, arXiv:0802.4155 September 2009
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/0802.4155
 
Rivisiting Token/Bucket Algorithms in New Applications
A. Pasquinucci, arXiv:cs.DS/0906.0328 June 2009
Download: offsite http://arxiv.org/abs/0906.0328
 
Reduced randomness in quantum cryptography with sequences of qubits encoded in the same basis
L.-P. Lamoureux, H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci, N. J. Cerf, N. Gisin, C. Macchiavello, arXiv:quant-ph/0507058 July 2005
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0507058
 
Authentication and routing in simple Quantum Key Distribution networks
A. Pasquinucci, arXiv:cs.NI/0506003 June 2005
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/cs.NI/0506003
 
Robustness of quantum key distribution with two and three mutually unbiased bases
Filippo Caruso, Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci and Chiara Macchiavello, arXiv:quant-ph/0505146 May 2005
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0505146
 
Quantum key distribution with trusted quantum relay
H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci and A. Pasquinucci, arXiv:quant-ph/0505089 May 2005
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0505089
 
Eavesdropping without quantum memory
H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci, arXiv:quant-ph/0504003 April 2005
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0504003
 
Impossibility of perfect quantum sealing of classical information
H. Bechmann-Pasquinucci, G.M. D'Ariano, C. Macchiavello, arXiv:quant-ph/0501073 January 2005, published in International Journal of Quantum Information
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0501073
 
From Quantum State Targeting to Bell Inequalities
Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci, arXiv:quant-ph/0406106 February 2004
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0406106
 
EXaMINE: Dependability and Security Aspects
Andrea Pasquinucci, Carlo Bellettini, Emilia Rosti, Report D3.6_1.1 September 2003 of the European Project IST - 2000 26116 EXaMINE (Experimentation of a Monitoring and control system for managing vulnerabilities of the European Infrastructure for Electrical power exchange)
Download: EXaMINE-D3.6_1.1.pdf (736KB)
Web site: http://www.examine.ree.es/
 
Quantum Seals
Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci, arXiv:quant-ph/0303173 March 2003
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0303173
 
Intermediate states in quantum cryptography and Bell inequalities
Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci e Nicolas Gisin, arXiv:quant-ph/0208031 August 2002
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0208031
 
Bell inequality for quNits with binary measurements
Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci e Nicolas Gisin, April 2002, arXiv:quant-ph/0204122, published in QIC March 2003
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0204122
 
Quantum Cryptography with 3-state systems
Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci e Asher Peres, arXiv:quant-ph/0001083 January 2000, published in Physics Review Letters 85, 3313 (2000)
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0001083
 
Quantum Cryptography using larger alphabets
Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci e Wolfgang Tittel, arXiv:quant-ph/9910095 October 1999, published in Physical Review A 61, 0623081 (2000)
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/9910095
 
Incoherent and coherent eavesdropping in the six-state protocol of quantum cryptography
Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci e Nicolas Gisin, arXiv:quant-ph/9807041 July 1998, published in Physical Review A 59, 4238 (1999)
Download: offsite http://lanl.arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/9807041
 
Quantum Cryptography
Hugo Zbinden, Helle Bechmann-Pasquinucci, Nicolas Gisin e Gregoire Ribordy, 1998, published in Applied Physics B 67, 743 (1998)
Download: offsite
 


Webcasts (audio e video)

All webcasts are in RealMedia format with slides in PDF.

Troppe Informazioni = Poca Sicurezza ?
Seminar at SMAU By Andrea Pasquinucci, Milan 19/10/2007 (Italian)
La sicurezza per le PMI: l'importanza di salvaguardare le informazioni aziendali
round table "SecurityTalk" a Infosecurity Milan 08/02/2007 with Andrea Pasquinucci (Italian)
ABC di Crittografia
Andrea Pasquinucci, February 2007 (Italian)
Gestire l'Insicurezza Quotidiana dei Sistemi Informativi
Andrea Pasquinucci, October 2006 (Italian)
4 audio stream in order
Da Multics a TCPA: breve storia di insicurezza quotidiana
Giornata di Studi sul Trusted Computing, Milan University, Andrea Pasquinucci, May 2006 (Italian)