Pierluigi Perri, PhD, is Adjunct Professor in Advanced Computer Law at the Law School of the University of Milan (Italy). His research interests are privacy and data protection, information security, computer crimes and computer forensics. He obtained a Law degree from the University of Modena. From the University of Bologna he gained a Specialization Course in Legal Informatics and New Technologies Law and a PhD in Legal Informatics and IT Law. He was Non-residential Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. He was also Visiting Researcher at the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department of Microsoft Inc., Redmond (USA).
He is author of two books ("Data protection and new technologies: national, European and United States issues", and "Privacy, Law and Information Security") and of many scientific publications related to IT law and information security. He is Deputy Director of the law journal "Cyberspazio e Diritto". He is a member of the Scientific Committees of ISFA-Italian Chapter (Information Systems Forensics Association), CLUSIT (Italian Association for the Information Security) and AIPSI (Italian Association of Information Security Professionals).