Diletta De Cicco

Diletta De Cicco

Belgium, Brussels
Counsel at Squire Patton Boggs
Profession: Lawyer
Industry: Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Law Practice
At W@: Project Lead of W@Privacy


Diletta is a Counsel in the Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Assets department of Squire Patton Boggs (Brussels and Milan office). She has more than 7 years of experience as a lawyer in international law firms. Diletta is also an academic assistant at UCLouvain, where she is part of the research group DRAILS (Data, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Law and Society). Diletta was recognized by Women4Cyber Foundation as one of Europe’s top cyber woman in its book "Hacking Gender Barriers".


French, Italian, English


data protectionData regulations Artificial IntelligenceCybersecurity


Squire Patton Boggs

Counsel at Squire Patton Boggs

October 2022 - Present • Brussels, Belgium

Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Assets Department

Steptoe & Johnson

Associate at Steptoe & Johnson

2 years • September 2020 - September 2022 • Brussels, BE

Diletta De Cicco advises clients on cybersecurity and data 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 or the Cybersecurity Act and on upcoming developments such as NIS 2, DORA, the Digital Services Act, the Data Governance Act or 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 programs 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.


College of Europe

L.L.M. in EU law at the College of Europe, Bruges.

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