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Senior Counsel Cybersecurity

Company name

Advanced Sterilization Products

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Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


New Brunswick, NJ, United States

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Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Senior Counsel, Cybersecurity
Candidate will support and provide legal advice for compliance with existing and emerging cybersecurity-related privacy and data security matters to relevant business functions within the organization. Will be responsible for global cross-team collaboration, including coordination with business clients such as IT and Information Security Risk Management, among others. Legal support on cybersecurity-related matters to company and the Information Security and Risk Management group. Will also support other business and functional stakeholders on legal aspects of cyber risks and controls, including assessing and escalating legal risks under relevant cybersecurity regulations and standards, providing guidance on industry practices, and coordinating with related functional groups and colleagues, such as Global Privacy, Corporate Internal Audit, and other legal practice groups. Collaborating with Technology colleagues on the development and maintenance of enterprise policies and procedures to ensure that adequate technical and administrative controls are implemented in conformance with applicable cybersecurity and privacy laws and regulations, including issues of security incidents, hacking, geofencing, data localization, cookies deployment. Working with cross-functional teams to develop and/or enhance compliant business strategies, including creative and novel proposals and arrangements that support our patient- and healthcare centric objectives in challenging and rapidly evolving or undefined legal environment. Supporting and collaborating with contract functions, like procurement and Law Department attorneys on complex transactions across J&J’s global enterprise by providing guidance on cybersecurity laws and regulations, J&J’s established policies and position(s), and implications for cybersecurity and privacy data safeguards/controls, including training and assisting with creation and updates of contract templates. Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of cybersecurity and related data security and privacy laws and standards, monitor governmental policy developments, legal enforcement trends, and industry practice trends.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A JD Degree or equivalent is required. Must be a licensed attorney in good standing in at least one US state or another jurisdiction. Certifications preferred: CISSP or CEH. 7+ years’ experience with technology industry, health industry, and general cyber security and privacy regulations (including, NIST, ISO, SEC Cybersecurity Guidance, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices,” US HIPAA, HITECH, and EU GDPR). Familiarity with health care and/or technology regulations preferred. Knowledge of US and EU privacy rules and regulations and the interplay between those rules and regulations, data security and cybersecurity compliance best practices are required. Ability to draft, analyze, and interpret complex data privacy and cyber security proposals and arrangements, and to demonstrate attention to detail for advising for conformity to policies is required. Understanding of technical concepts and familiarity with innovative tools and resources that may impact cybersecurity, data protection, and privacy, such as controls within big data lakes, AI / machine learning, and IoT is preferred. Ability to communicate and discuss technical concepts at many levels, from IT professionals to those without a background in technology. Experience counseling clients on cybersecurity compliance and data security and privacy risk management. Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, continuously prioritize and reprioritize multiple competing critical actions and projects to ensure maximum value to the business. Ability to manage multi-jurisdictional assignments is required. Must be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated, and able to work independently under time pressures in a fast-paced and evolving legal climate. Must be committed to demonstrating the highest ethical standards in all interactions, including with colleagues, peers, stakeholders, business partners, and external parties.

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Requisition ID: 1043190402

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Advanced Sterilization Products
33 Technology Drive
Irvine, CA 92618

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