Cyber Legal Advisor Job Profile

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What is a Cyber Legal Advisor?

The Cyber Legal Advisor provides legal advice and recommendations on relevant topics related to cyber law.

Professional Certification

Cyber Legal Advisor must know:

  • computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.
  • risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
  • laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and privacy.
  • cybersecurity and privacy principles.
  • cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.
  • concepts and practices of processing digital forensic data.
  • new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies.
  • Insider Threat investigations, reporting, investigative tools and laws/regulations.
  • cyber defense and information security policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards.
  • Personal Health Information (PHI) data security standards.
  • laws, policies, procedures, or governance relevant to cybersecurity for critical infrastructures.
  • intelligence gathering principles, policies, and procedures including legal authorities and restrictions.
  • business or military operation plans, concept operation plans, orders, policies, and standing rules of engagement.
  • foreign disclosure policies and import/export control regulations as related to cybersecurity.
  • privacy disclosure statements based on current laws.

Key skills of the Cyber Legal Advisor include:

  • communicating with all levels of management including Board members (e.g., interpersonal skills, approachability, effective listening skills, appropriate use of style and language for the audience).

Cyber Legal Advisor must be able to:

  • monitor and assess the potential impact of emerging technologies on laws, regulations, and/or policies.

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