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Facebook Cybersecurity Product Policy Manager (APAC) - Multiple Locations in Tokyo, Japan


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


As the importance and impact of the Facebook family of companies continues to grow, so does the cybersecurity risk to the company and the likelihood that our platforms will be used to cause harm. The Facebook Product Policy team is dedicated to understanding these risks and crafting policies that govern acceptable use of our platform so that we can identify and take action against those who would use our platform for malicious purposes.

We are looking for a Cybersecurity Public Policy Manager to be the first line of engagement on legislation, cybersecurity, and information operations developments in region. The person would lead our regional work on cybersecurity policy and information operations threat disruption in APAC. Our Cybersecurity Policy team has a global focus, responding to developing policy challenges, engaging with external partners, engaging to shape and implement legislation, and coordinating the investigation and disruption of malicious actors around the world. APAC is a critical region for each of these efforts, as governments across the region develop and propose new cybersecurity legislation, and the public debate around cybersecurity continues to become more complex.

This role will engage with regional experts, academics, and government representatives, help shape developing legislation, and work with our Information Operations Threat Disruption team on regional takedowns. It will report to our global lead for cybersecurity policy. This role will bridge the technical work of our teams with the human and policy impact, and will have a chance to shape products used by billions of people.

This position will be located at our APAC headquarters in Singapore or another location, and travel throughout APAC and globally to support our teams is expected.

Required Skills:

  1. Work with Facebook's Public Policy and Security teams, as well as our Inauthentic Behavior Integrity team, to monitor the cybersecurity environment in APAC for policy issues that interest the company.

  2. Work within Facebook's Product Policy team to develop policies that govern cybersecurity and information operations.

  3. Work with the Facebook Information Operations Disruptions team to identify and disrupt actors that seek to misuse our platforms and target our users in APAC.

  4. Understand the internal teams working on cybersecurity projects and how their work fits into the global strategy.

  5. Represent Facebook in meetings with politicians, policymakers, NGOs and civil society groups.

  6. Convene and participate in external meetings for Facebook across APAC to shape the development of cybersecurity and information operations policy.

  7. Work with Facebook's Public Policy and Security teams to form international coalitions that help advance and support Facebook’s cybersecurity goals.

  8. Move quickly to detect and respond to global events.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 7+ years of relevant policy and cybersecurity experience

  2. Law or Policy Degree

  3. Experience analyzing and drafting legislation

  4. Demonstrable experience with internet technologies

  5. Understanding of the global cybersecurity environment

  6. Experience with persuasive communication and the ability to work in a dynamic environment

  7. Ability to operate independently and to represent Facebook externally

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  2. Experience in national security and/or cybersecurity work with a regional government

  3. Experience advising other governments in APAC on legislative/regulatory challenges

  4. Experience in the technology sector on cybersecurity

  5. Experience working across APAC with civil society, industry, and government

  6. Fluent in other key languages

  7. Familiarity with privacy and content moderation debates, as well as data localization and cybersecurity discussions

  8. Experience in cybersecurity capacity building measures and implementation, including digital literacy efforts

  9. Experience working on cybersecurity technical certification regimes.

Industry: Internet