Giovanni Apruzzese

Personal Information

Ing. Giovanni Apruzzese
PhD Student

Department of Information Engineering "Enzo Ferrari"
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Via Vivarelli, 10
41125 - Modena, Italy
Tel.:   +39 0592056273
Fax :   +39 0592056129
E-mail:  giovanni.apruzzese@unimore.it
GPG Key:  0xBC71C59C
Curriculum Vitae:  English (2018)

Research Interests

  • Big Data Security Analytics
  • Network Science
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Deep Learning for Cybersecurity


  • Fabio Pierazzi, Giovanni Apruzzese, Michele Colajanni, Alessandro Guido, Mirco Marchetti, "Scalable architecture for online prioritization of cyber threats", Proc. of the 9th NATO International Conference on Cyber Conflicts (CyCon 2017), Tallinn, Estonia, June 2017.

  • Giovanni Apruzzese, Fabio Pierazzi, Michele Colajanni, Mirco Marchetti, "Detection and Threat Prioritization of Pivoting Attacks in Large Networks", IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC), to appear.

  • Giovanni Apruzzese, Mirco Marchetti, Michele Colajanni, Gabriele Gambigliani Zoccoli, Alessandro Guido, "Identifying malicious hosts involved in periodic communications", Proc. of the 16th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (IEEE NCA17), Cambridge, MA, USA, November 2017.

  • Giovanni Apruzzese, Michele Colajanni, Luca Ferretti, Alessandro Guido, Mirco Marchetti, "On the Effectiveness of Machine and Deep Learning for Cybersecurity", Proc. of the 10th NATO International Conference on Cyber Conflicts (Cycon 2018), Tallinn, Estonia, May 2018.

  • Giovanni Apruzzese, Michele Colajannii, "Evading Botnet Detectors based on Flows and Random Forest with Adversarial Samples", Proc. of the 17th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (IEEE NCA18), Cambridge, MA, USA, November 2018. [BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD]