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Counsel - Cybersecurity and Technology Governance

Denver, CO 80204

Counsel Cyber Security and Technology Governance Denver, CO, USA

Do you possess the knowledge and experience to support the cybersecurity team? Are you experienced in assessing and refining cybersecurity controls and incident response processes? Join Western Union as a Counsel Cyber Security and Technology Governance.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process discipline and simplification

We will be looking to you to be the primary legal support for Western Unions global information security team. You will interface between tech, business, and legal functions to help ensure quality customer experience and compliance with global regulations and standards. You will serve as a trusted partner in connection with the development of products, platforms, services, and other strategic technology initiatives. Youll evolve and support Western Unions Incident response processes for both cybersecurity and privacy, including giving legal advice around data breaches, customer and regulatory notifications. You will conduct advance legal and technical research to provide clear and precise legal advice and guidance regarding applicable law, team policies and protocols to global business partners. Youll interact directly with and respond to business unit clients, outside counsel, and vendors on privacy-related issues.

For such a pivotal role, you will have 4+ years of legal or compliance experience with a law firm, corporate legal department, or government agency providing legal advice regarding security requirements, data breach analyses, and notifications. You will hold a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited school of law, and in good standing in at least one U.S. state, ideally, you would have a relevant cybersecurity certification such as CISSP. You will have strong research and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to review complex legal documents. Youll have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to provide analytical and consultative direction and communicate with all levels of leadership. Previous experience of agile working methodologies is also desirable.

Join us, and lets move money for better

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.


Annual base salary gross: $116,958.00 $194,930.00

The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the Western Union salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidates qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of Western Unions total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include short term incentives, health insurance (several options to choose from), accident and life insurance, access to the best in class learning and development platforms, to name just a few! To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: https://2020-2021.mywubenefits.com/

In addition to the annual salary, this role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-06-06

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