RESISTO Project presentation

Rome, Palazzo Chigi | 18 February 2020


The objective of the meeting

The Office of the Military Adviser of the Prime Minister, in its capacity as Secretary for Critical Infrastructures, and as Point of contact within the ECIP program, wants to make a mapping of initiatives on critical infrastructure protection, including those funded by the European Commission under the H2020 program (INFRA theme).

In this context, we have been invited, in the presence of the national administrations competent for the subject, to:

  • ¬†illustrate the aims of the RESISTO project
  • its state of implementation
  • the possible repercussions for the country system

Participants for UCM

Presidency of the Council:

  • Military Adviser Vicar
  • Two Representatives from UCM
  • ¬†UCM Scientific Expert
  • Representative for cyber security and project development

Ministry of the Interior:

  • Responsible for EU and international relations of the Central Directorate for Civil Defense and Civil Protection Policies
  • Inspector of the Public Security Department

Participants for RESISTO


  • Fabio Cocurullo, Cyber Security Division (Resp. Grants & Collaborations & Prototypes)
  • Bruno Saccomanno, Cyber Security Division (Project Coordinator di RESISTO)
  • Agostino Longo, Corporate (Italian and EU Funded Programmes)

Roma Tre University:

  • Stefano Panzieri, Department of Engineering (RESISTO scientific partner)

TIM Telecom Italia:

  • Marco Mancini, Deputy Manager Business Financial Support (RESISTO partner)


During the event, Bruno Saccomanno presented the RESISTO project, focusing on the following topics:

  • RESISTO: numbers and consortium
  • Objectives and state of implementation
  • Basic idea
  • RESISTO platform
  • Validation
  • Use case of TIM
  • Benefits for the country system

UCM has welcomed the contents of the project and expressed full readiness for future synergic actions.


  • the possibility of following up, with LEONARDO and TIM, on collaborative activities in the cloud and 5G area
  • UCM’s interest in being informed about the trials, also with a view to “exploitation” of the RESISTO project
  • the possibility of a direct presence of Institutional Bodies as partners of future EU proposals
  • the opportunity to agree on some points to be proposed in the new EU Directive on Critical Infrastructures and in general on funding dedicated to the issue of security
  • the possibility of defining, starting from RESISTO, a complete methodology for the estimation and quantitative measurement of resilience, also for certification purposes.