Cybersecurity and Data Protection: the boundaries and contact points between the two sectors

Curated by Alessandro Livi and Erica Onorati, Team Legal Telsy



Data protection is one of the most complex and debated issues of recent years, characterized by an application range so vast that it extends to all areas of human operations, also connecting with other needs of equal legal value contemplated in the legal system.

Among the various subjects that involve the protection and protection of personal data, there is cybersecurity which presents interesting points of contact with the world of privacy.

In fact, both inserted in a context of innovation that covers all strategic sectors, data protection and cybersecurity intersect each other by operating synergistically with an interdisciplinary approach aimed at the proactive adoption of suitable measures to strengthen the protection mechanisms with an overall and uniform increase in security levels.

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The authors

Alessandro Livi, graduated with honors from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” with a thesis in Comparative Private Law entitled: “International copyright in the digital society, between new protections and new conflicts”. PhD student at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Alessandro is also an expert in the subject of Comparative Private Law at the aforementioned University as well as Market Law and Regulation at the LUISS Guido Carli University. Before joining Telsy, he worked, among other things, in the field of business contracts, corporate law, commercial law and financial law at primary level law firms, both national and international, and as Legal Consuel, in business contexts. Finally, he is the author of several publications on corporate law, fintech and cybersecurity law.

Erica Onorati, graduated in law from the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome with a thesis in civil law entitled “The renegotiation clauses”, focused on the analysis and applicability of the renegotiation in contractual matters. Specialized in the civil law profile, she has studied issues related to contractual and extra-contractual liability and corporate and commercial law. After several experiences in the legal field in corporate contexts as a corporate lawyer, you currently hold the role of Junior Legal Counsel in Telsy. with a focus on the management of business contracts and legal advice provided to the business lines involved in the various sectors of business operations.