Rome, 19 March 2015


The agreement between the Italian National Police (Polizia di Stato) and Intesa Sanpaolo, aimed at preventing and combating IT attacks on the critical information systems and the home banking and electronic money services of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, has been renewed in Rome.

The objective of the convention, signed by the Chief of Police Alessandro Pansa, and by the Managing Director and CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo Carlo Messina, is the shared adoption of procedures for intervention and information exchange functional to  preventing and combating IT attacks of a terrorist and criminal nature.

For the Italian National Police, this activity will be carried out by the National Anti- Computer Crime Centre for the Protection of Critical Infrastructures (C.N.A.I.P.I.C.) which is part of the Postal and Communications Police Service.

The agreement was initially entered into on 16 March 2011, enacting the Decree of the Minister of the Interior dated 9 January 2008, which identified the critical computerised infrastructures of national interest: namely, the IT or electronic services managed by public bodies or private companies which control sectors of key importance for the functioning of the country.

In view of the positive results obtained, it is intended to continue the synergetic collaboration between the Postal and Communications Police Service and Intesa Sanpaolo, aimed at the prevention and repression of computer crime and inspired by the principle of participatory security.

In attendance at the signature of the convention for the Department of Public Security were, in addition to the Chief of Police the Prefect Alessandro Pansa, Roberto Sgalla, General Director for Road Police, Railway Police, Postal and Communications Police and the Special Units of the National Police, and Antonio Apruzzese, Director of the Postal and Communications Police Service. In attendance for Intesa Sanpaolo were the Managing Director and CEO Carlo Messina, the General Manager of Personnel and Organisation, Salvatore Poloni and the Manager of the Physical Security Management Office, Andrea De Lucia.


Information from:

Polizia di Stato
Ufficio Relazioni Esterne e Cerimoniale
Ufficio Stampa
06 46526970

Gruppo Intesa Sanpaolo
Ufficio Media Banca dei Territori e Media Locali
06 67124992