Cybersecurity Counsel

Washington, District of Columbia, United States +2


  • Maintain subject matter expertise on cybersecurity policies and laws supporting relevant HP internal teams managing device, solutions and operations Cybersecurity
  • Monitoring and interpretation of cybersecurity laws, standards & certifications including
  • PCI
  • SEC cybersecurity requirements
  • EU Cybersecurity regulations
  • Product (IOT) security expectations
  • China CSL
  • Support HP Government Affairs and Public Policy team with company advocacy positions on HP Cybersecurity topics
  • Internal cybersecurity policy definitions & exceptions legal advisory
  • Vendor and customer agreement templates and negotiation support
  • Overall advice on cybersecurity risk framing (including board, auditor and external reporting)
  • Oversee claims and risk positioning in security brand messaging
  • Provide incident and breach response support, leading any required cybersecurity notifications
  • Collaborate with privacy counsel and team on intersections between security and privacy controls

Education and Experience Required

  • Advanced university degree in law (e.g. JD or LLB); additional advanced degree relevant to the specialty preferred.
  • Meets local legal license requirements.
  • Typically 6-10 years commercial legal experience at a law firm or in-house
  • Advanced level of experience in legal aspects of Cybersecurity acquired through being a leading resource in-house or in similar industry or law firm environment.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Advanced breadth and depth of practical and academic knowledge for Cybersecurity legal issues
  • Awareness of the international legal environment for Cybersecurity
  • Advanced skills and experience in negotiating or advising on complex or high value/risk matters
  • Proactive and effective communicator of valuable information to clients and colleagues.
  • English language skills to business standard strongly preferred.

HP offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance


 Per the California and Washington statute, the estimated range of compensation for this job in that location, at the time of this posting, is USD $156,000 – $226,000 Annual. This position may be eligible for incentive pay, for openings where this is applicable.

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