Cyber Legal Advisor

Cyber Legal Advisor Work Role ID: 731 (NIST: OV-LG-001) Category/Specialty Area: Oversee & Govern / Legal Advice and Advocacy Workforce Element: Cyberspace Enablers / Legal/Law Enforcement

Provides legal advice and recommendations on relevant topics related to cyber law.


Items denoted by a * are CORE KSATs for every Work Role, while other CORE KSATs vary by Work Role.

Core KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
22

* Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.

Knowledge
108

* Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk).

Knowledge
339A

Knowledge of business or military operation plans, concept operation plans, orders, policies, and standing rules of engagement.

Knowledge
390A

Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of constitutional issues relevant laws, regulations, policies, agreements, standards, procedures, or other issuances.

Task
574A

Provide legal analysis and decisions to inspector generals, privacy officers, oversight and compliance personnel with regard to compliance with cybersecurity policies and relevant legal and regulatory requirements.

Task
984

Knowledge of cyber defense policies, procedures, and regulations.

Knowledge
1157

* Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.

Knowledge
1158

* Knowledge of cybersecurity principles.

Knowledge
1159

* Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Knowledge
6900

* Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses.

Knowledge

Additional KSATs

KSAT ID Description KSAT
24

Knowledge of concepts and practices of processing digital forensic data.

Knowledge
88

Knowledge of new and emerging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity technologies.

Knowledge
252

Knowledge of and experience in Insider Threat investigations, reporting, investigative tools and laws/regulations.

Knowledge
300A

Knowledge of intelligence principles, policies, and procedures including legal authorities and restrictions.

Knowledge
398

Advocate organization’s official position in legal and legislative proceedings.

Task
451A

Conduct framing of pleadings to properly identify alleged violations of law, regulations, or policy/guidance.

Task
539A

Develop guidelines for implementation.

Task
599

Evaluate contracts to ensure compliance with funding, legal, and program requirements.

Task
607

Evaluate the effectiveness of laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures.

Task
612A

Evaluate the impact of changes to laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures.

Task
618A

Provide guidance on laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to management, personnel, or clients.

Task
655A

Facilitate implementation of new or revised laws, regulations, executive orders, policies, standards, or procedures.

Task
675

Interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to specific issues.

Task
787A

Prepare legal and other relevant documents (e.g., depositions, briefs, affidavits, declarations, appeals, pleadings, discovery).

Task
834

Resolve conflicts in laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures.

Task
954A

Knowledge of foreign disclosure policies and import/export control regulations as related to cybersecurity.

Knowledge
1070A

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

Ability