Francesca Bosco

Centre for Cybersecurity WEF

Francesca Bosco

Francesca Bosco is currently Project Lead, Cyber-Resilience at the Centre for Cybersecurity at the World Economic Forum. She is also Project Officer within the Emerging Crimes Unit in UNICRI, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute.

Francesca earned a law degree in International Law and joined UNICRI in 2006 as a member of the Emerging Crimes Unit. She is responsible for cybercrime prevention projects, and in conjunction with key strategic partners has developed new methodologies and strategies for researching and countering computer related crimes. She has collaborated on different cybercrime and cybersecurity related projects, both at the European and at international level. More recently, Francesca has been researching and developing technical assistance and capacity building programs to counter the involvement of organized crime within the field of cybercrime, as well as examining the legal implications and future scenarios of cyberterrorism and cyberwar. Furthermore, she is researching and managing projects on hate speech online and data protection issues related to automated profiling.

She is also a member of the Internet Security Advisory Group of the European Cybercrime Center, a member of the Center for Internet and Human Rights and co-founder of the Tech and Law Center.


IJF 2018

Francesca Bosco will speak at the following events:

16:00 - 17:00  sunday 15 april 2018
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
Current and future infowars: an overview

IJF 2016

Francesca Bosco will speak at the following events:

09:30 - 10:30  friday 8 april 2016
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
International computing crime: current and future trends

IJF 2015

Francesca Bosco will speak at the following events:

15:00 - 16:30  friday 17 april 2015
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
How to report on war (cyber war)
11:00 - 12:00  saturday 18 april 2015
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
Cybercrime and technology enabled crimes explained to journalists


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