Nicola Sotira

Nicola Sotira

Nicola Sotira

Short Bio

Nicola Sotira is Director General of the Global Cyber Security Center of Poste Italiane and Information Security Manager in Poste Italiane. He is in the field of information security for over 20 years with experience in different international companies.

In the previous experience, Nicola Sotira was sales Director UC&C & Security Practices in Westcon Group Italy and VP Sales Italy in Clavister AB. Professor at the Master in Network Security of La Sapienza University, Member of the Association for Computing Machinery. Promoter of technological innovation, was member of several startups in Italy and abroad.

Information security management. Fail often in order to succeed

Security scenario is rapidly evolving and traditional approach is not more effective. Research, innovations, sharing, collaborations are keys for developing a new effective strategy and we need a change also in the management behavior.

In this context we need to prototype and learn a process that need actions before having the answers, stumbling sometimes, figuring out solutions to many small issue so that eventually you have the solution to the largest one.

Moreover we need to increase an effective Information sharing, more collaborations together with innovation and managers need to drive this change. Security is becoming more and more a business issue requiring a tuning not only in process but also in managers.”