Two reports have painted a picture of Italy's threat landscape, and it's not a pretty one.
Italy's got tech
A room with a view on Italian business tech.
Raffaele Mastrolonardo is a journalist and co-founder of effecinque (www.effecinque.org) news agency. He has been writing about technology for the past 11 years or so for some of the most important Italian news media, both on and offline, including Corriere della Sera, Wired Italia, SKY.it. He's covered the government IT sector for several years. His last obsession is data journalism.
In the last 12 years Federico has been working as a freelance journalist, at first covering current affairs and economy and then focusing on technology, writing extensively for several Italian national media outlets. He's also the author of a number of books on social media and the Internet and was a Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism fellow in 2013.
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