Author Archives: Alessandro Vallega

About Alessandro Vallega

He is Security Business Development Director for Oracle EMEA. He has the responsibility to lead a cross functional team on the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation, EU 679/2016) at EMEA level (marketing, legal, sales, training, technology). He founded and coordinates an external blog on the same topic ( He has defined a European methodology to evaluate the database security degree of a data center and the advantages of identity and access management technology. He founded in 2007 the Oracle Community for Security, and in that context led the creation of several publications about security and privacy in the cloud, with mobile, in the social media, in healthcare, on return on security investments, about the role of the CISO, and how to prevent frauds. He is an author of the Italian annual ICT Security Report by CLUSIT and he is part of the CLUSIT board of directors.

Survey on compliance status

We have created a survey (in Italian) to collect information about the GDPR projects status of the Italian companies. It’s made of only 13 simple questions and it takes no longer than 3 minutes to fill – well… if you know Italian 🙂 This is the link: Data collected is completely anonymous. The survey it’s… Read More »

Let’s meet on March 15th to discuss about GDPR projects

Oracle Community for Security, Europrivacy, and Clusit are waiting for us at Security Summit. The third day of the most important Italian Security conference is in fact dedicated to GDPR. After the plenary session dedicated to a comparison between Italy and other European countries moderated by the President of Clusit Gabriele Faggioli, I invite you… Read More »

Event in Cagliari with Regione Sardegna and DPA

Oracle and Regione Sardegna, with the support of Europrivacy, Clusit and Aused and the participation of the Italian Data Protection Authority, organize an event in Cagliari March 1st, 2018. The event will be in Italian. More information here:  

Roadshow GDPR in Italy

Oracle organizes a GDPR roadshow in some Italian cities. More info (in Italian) at this link:  

Data Protection: theory and practice for healthcare

Europrivacy organized another event on GDPR for healthcare but this time in the wonderful Alghero in Sardegna Agenda (in Italian) Benvenuto ore 9.30 Inizio lavori alle ore 10.00 • Intervento di benvenuto, Piergiorgio Annicchiarico, CIO ASSL Sassari, coordinatore ICT ATS • Illustrazione degli impatti del Regolamento 679/2016 sulla SanitĂ , dott. Cosimo Comella, Dipartimento tecnologie digitali… Read More »

GDPR with Oracle technology

Next week will take place in Roma (June 27) and Milano (June 29) an event where we explain how Oracle technology can help to address some of GDPR requirements. In fact the controller and the processor need to tools and resources to: discover where is sensitive data (discovery) enforce security in the architecture (enforcement) enable… Read More »

GDPR @ Security Summit

GDPR is a regular guest of Security Summit: the largest Security conference we have in Italy. A few days are missing before the Milan edition (March 14-16). More information here: I will moderate a Round Table on GDPR on the second day, whose title is translated more or less as “GDPR in practice”: . We will have… Read More »