On 1 July 2021, Prof. Setola spoke during the hearing at Italian Chamber of Deputies on the proposal to set up the National Cybersecurity Agency.
During his speech, Prof. Setola, expressing his appreciation for the regulation, highlighted the need for greater emphasis on training aspects and an efficient exchange of information between the various institutions. Moreover, he highlighted the need, in line with the new proposals of European directives NIS2 and CER, to consider also the problems related to the physical security of critical infrastructures in a coordinated way with those of a cyber nature.