Diletta De Cicco advises clients on cybersecurity, data and privacy issues. In particular, she assists clients to comply with existing EU and national cybersecurity, data and privacy laws, such as the NIS Directive, GDPR and the Cybersecurity Act, and on upcoming developments, such as the AI Act and the ePrivacy Regulation.
She has experience managing incidents in a cross-border context, where it is necessary to consider multiple cybersecurity, privacy and other regulatory and enforcement frameworks. Her work helps clients in developing compliance and awareness programmes and dealing with global data transfer mechanisms and the negotiation of data processing agreements.
Diletta holds a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification, as well as a Data Protection Officer Certificate from Maastricht University. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), now a chair of the Brussels KnowledgeNet Chapter and a member of the IAPP Diversity in Privacy Board. She also serves as a project lead at W@Privacy.
Diletta is an academic assistant at CRIDES, UCLouvain, part of the research group Data, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Law and Society (DRAILS). In 2022, she was recognised as one of the 100 most powerful cyber women by the Women4Cyber Foundation in its book Hacking gender barriers: Europe’s top cyber women. She speaks English, Italian and French.
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