World Bank

Digital Development Specialist

Mr. Giacomo Assenza

Giacomo Assenza is a Cybersecurity Specialist in the Digital Development Unit of the World Bank. Giacomo served as Cybersecurity Research Officer at the International Telecommunication Union and is PhD candidate in Engineering for Humans and Environment at the University Campus Biomedico, where he is also tutor for the Cybersecurity module. His research interests cover the development of cybersecurity strategies for the protection of critical sectors. Giacomo has a background in consulting and academia and has achieved several publications in academic, technical and educational journals.