“Ace aviation reporter David Cenciotti…” Wired’s Danger Room
David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy.
Born in 1975, he’s a private pilot, a former 2nd Lt. of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF) and a graduate in Computer Engineering.
Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide media outlets and magazines, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces.
“Flight guru [...] Aeronautics Buff David Cenciotti [...] has strong credentials” Gizmodo
His work has appeared on Air Forces Monthly, Revista Força Aérea, Fighter Tactics, Combat Aircraft, Aeronautica & Difesa, Airline, RID, Rivista Aeronautica, Airplanes, Tech News Daily and Innovation News Daily and I’m regularly interviewed by newspapers, televisions and radios.
Since Jan. 2013, he is the “first and only featured contributor” for Business Insider Military & Defense. Read the introductory article Robert Johnson (BI Military & Defense Editor) wrote about David, including a long interview, here.
If you want to know when a new article is published on a magazine or when I talked in TV or was quoted by newspapers check the in the News / Citations section.
He has written four books; among them, the famous best-seller “Frecce Tricolori – an exciting 50 year flight” published by DeAgostini in 2010, the only official book of the Italian Air Force for the 50th Anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori display team.
“The 37-year-old Cenciotti rivals ace Aviation Week reporter Bill Sweetman for breaking news about military aircraft.” Wired’s Danger Room
As an Information Security opinion leader and expert, he’s been working for more than 12 years with large organizations analyzing their network architectures, assets, threats, security requirements and procedures, to manage their risks by means of proper countermeasures. He’s a Lead Auditor ISO 27001, ITIL v3 certified, and owns several more professional certifications.
Still, the views expressed here are his alone and have not been authorized by, and do not necessarily reflect the views of his employer.
“The Aviationist has consistently had the best analysis…” Bruce Schneier
Click on the thumbnails below to watch the videos of his TV interviews: