Diletta De Cicco, CIPP/E


Steptoe & Johnson


Diletta is an associate in the Global Cybersecurity and Data Privacy team at Mayer Brown. She works in the Brussels office. Diletta advises clients regarding a wide range of global data privacy and cybersecurity issues across a range of sectors (health, regulated activities, hospitality). Diletta assists organizations in complying with EU and national privacy and cybersecurity laws, including developing global data transfers mechanisms, privacy statements, data breach notification policies and procedures (especially in a cross-border context and taking into account multiple cybersecurity, privacy and other regulatory frameworks), etc. She is also active on the transactional side (from cybersecurity and data privacy due diligence, audits and negotiations in the course of M&A operations to assistance in the negotiation of data processing agreements). She is assisting NGOs and social enterprises facing challenges on their compliance with cybersecurity and data privacy laws on a pro bono basis. Diletta regularly publishes articles on those matters and is a speaker on such topics. She is a member of the Digital Economy Committee at AmCham EU. Diletta holds the Data Protection Officer Certificate from Maastricht University and a Master of Laws degree in European Union Law from the College of Europe, where she wrote her master thesis on GDPR and its twofold impact on business activities and data subjects' rights.

Diletta is fluent in English and French, in addition to her native Italian.


Contributions by Diletta De Cicco

  • Professor Hofmann and 'Schrems II' : An Inside View from the Lawyer that Defended Max Schrems
    Speaker at Virtual Brussels, Luxembourg and Paris KnowledgeNet: 24 September 2020
  • The General Data Protection Regulation Birthday Party Quiz
    Speaker at Virtual Brussels KnowledgeNet: 25 May 2020