Passion for Security and Technology
Continuous Learning Attitude
Strong connections with the Security Community
Strong innovative vision for Threat Modeling
Holistic Security Architect
Simone Curzi has 15 years of experience as a Consultant and Delivery Architect within Microsoft Consulting Services (now Industry Solutions Delivery), 2 years in Microsoft Customer Service & Support organization as Senior PFE specializing in Security, and more than 5 years as a Senior and Principal Consultant in Cybersecurity. As such, he has gained strong competencies in Software Architecture, Methodologies, and Security.
Application Security has been one of Simone's main areas of interest, even before joining Microsoft: since the late 1990s he has cultivated a passion for Security, and this has led Simone to publish a set of articles on Cryptography in an important Italian Magazine for Developers.
A renowned Threat Modeling and Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) expert, Simone is a regular speaker at international conferences like Microsoft Ready, Microsoft Spark, (ISC)2 Security Congress, Carnegie Mellon’s SEI DevOps Days, and Security Compass Equilibrium. Simone is also the author of an Open-Source Threat Modeling tool, Threats Manager Studio.
Simone is also co-author with Michael Howard and Heinrich Gantenbein of a book on Designing & Developing Secure Azure Solutions for Microsoft Press.
Simone is certified by (ISC)2 as a CSSLP Professional since April 2016.