Conference - Cybersecurity awareness : What Executives & Managers should know




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KEDGE Global Executive MBA is pleased to offer you a conference about cybersecurity awareness.


Massimiliano Fara acquired his knowledge of the cybersecurity world being, among others, a CIS Officer at the United States Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia, and serving as a CIS officer for a NATO Agency.

Also thanks to his direct experience as the leader of a large Computer Emergency Response Team, his talk will give you valuable insights on the cyber threat landscape, such as what’s going on from a cyber perspective in terms of megatrends and impact over business from all industries/sectors, but also on the compliance and regulation aspects, and what you, being executives & managers, should know for each type of business size.

You will leave with key recommendations and tips. Do not miss it ! 


Mr. Massimiliano FARA is an experienced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and cybersecurity professional with a career spanning over three decades. Throughout his journey, he has focused on enhancing the cybersecurity posture of large organizations, developing effective cyber security strategies and leading a dedicated Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Mr. FARA's introduction to the world of cybersecurity began following his graduation from the Naval Academy of Livorno, where he specialized in Computer Science. His early experiences involved securing critical systems, initially aboard a warship and later as the Communications Information Systems (CIS) Officer of a Marines Brigade, where he served with distinction for an extended period.

He furthered his education in the United States, where he achieved the prestigious title of CIS Officer at the United States Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia. This academic achievement enriched his practical and theoretical knowledge, enabling him to address cybersecurity challenges comprehensively in both maritime and terrestrial environments. His expertise continued to evolve during deployments in regions as diverse as the Balkans, Africa, and the Middle East.

Mr. FARA's career included notable roles, such as serving as a CIS Action Officer at the European Union External Action Service in Brussels, specializing in the EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). Subsequently, he returned to the Navy General Staff, where he led the Cyber Defence Section and spearheaded the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) operations.

Currently based in Aix-en-Provence, France, Mr. FARA serves as a CIS Officer for a NATO Agency. Beyond his governmental responsibilities, he shares his extensive knowledge as a contract professor of cybersecurity in the Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Data Science program at the Bilingual Graduate School of Engineering (ESAIP).

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