Marco Pernpruner is a PhD student of the PhD Program in Security, Risk and Vulnerability, jointly offered by the University of Genoa and Fondazione Bruno Kessler. He graduated in Information and Business Organisation Engineering from the University of Trento in 2016, and obtained his MSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Verona in 2019.
He joined the Security & Trust Unit in October 2018 for an internship aimed at developing his Master’s thesis "A passwordless out-of-band authentication protocol based on eID cards and push notifications: Design and formal security analysis", supervised by Prof. Massimo Merro (UniVR) and co-supervised by Dr. Giada Sciarretta and Dr. Roberto Carbone (S&T). From March 2019 to October 2020, he worked as a Research Assistant inside the Security & Trust Unit, focusing on the design and security analysis of enrollment and authentication procedures. From November 2020, he is attending the joint PhD Program above, still within the Security & Trust Unit.
His research focuses on digital identity and identity management.