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    The attorney will advise & assist GAO's Information Technology & Cybersecurity analyst team & Congress on issues including compliance with cybersecurity requirements , IT portfolio and investment management, CIO roles & responsibilities, and management and protection of sensitive information. The attorney will help resolve complex & far-reaching legal problems. Attorneys with experience in cybersecurity, IT management & operations, privacy and technology are particularly encouraged to apply.

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    Major responsibilities will include:

    • Researching and applying the law in the conduct of performance audits of agency programs and activities.
    • Providing legal counsel on a broad range of information and information technology policy topics primarily involving cybersecurity, protection of sensitive      information, IT management, and compliance with related laws, regulations, and policies.
    • Reviewing GAO products to ensure they reflect an accurate and objective understanding and application of the law as it relates to the federal program or     activity under review.
    • Providing legal assistance and support to GAO clients providing congressional testimony.
    • Analyzing legislative proposals to determine potential effects and implications for federal policies and GAO.
    • Drafting legal memoranda, legal opinions, and sections of audit reports.
    • Providing technical and legislative drafting expertise to Congress.
    • Briefing congressional staff on legal matters covered by GAO reviews.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - .

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    Promotion Potential


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