Since January 2018 Roberto Baldoni is the Deputy Director General of the Department of Information for Security (DIS) with responsibility for national cybersecurity. He is currently on leave from the Sapienza University of Rome, where he is a full professor of computer science. Baldoni chairs the Italian Cybersecurity Management Board (Nucleo Sicurezza Cibernetica), an inter-ministerial organization established at DIS for prevention and management of cyber crysis. As Deputy Director General of DIS, he is the Italian contact point of NATO for cyber policy issues and the head of the Italian NIS point of contact.