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Bryan Cunningham Interview Part II: Cybersecurity Issues for Law Firms and Private Companies

April 17, 2017

Authors

Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

Bryan Cunningham Interview Part II: Cybersecurity Issues for Law Firms and Private Companies

April 17, 2017

by: Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

In this second part of our interview with Bryan, he discusses:

  • What defensive measures private companies can take against cybersecurity attacks
  • How private companies and law firms can prevent cybersecurity attacks
  • Attacks on private companies by other countries
  • Whether the US government can defend private companies that are the subject of cybersecurity attacks
  • The problems caused by the lack of consistent cybersecurity laws

For more about UCI’s Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute, visit http://cpri.uci.edu/

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Bryan Cunningham Interview Part I: From CIA to Cybersecurity Expert

April 14, 2017

Authors

Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

Bryan Cunningham Interview Part I: From CIA to Cybersecurity Expert

April 14, 2017

by: Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

In this first part of our interview with Bryan Cunningham, former CIA intelligence officer and Deputy Legal Advisor to then-National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, Bryan discusses:

  • his new role as the head of the University of California, Irvine’s Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute
  • why UCI started an institute on cybersecurity
  • what is the legal framework for cybersecurity
  • the interplay of combatting cyber threats while protecting individual privacy and civil liberties
  • social media and cybersecurity

For more about UCI’s Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute, visit http://cpri.uci.edu/

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Gurinder “Gary” Sangha: From Lawyer to Legal Tech Serial Entrepreneur

April 10, 2017

Authors

Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

Gurinder “Gary” Sangha: From Lawyer to Legal Tech Serial Entrepreneur

April 10, 2017

by: Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

In this episode Gary Sangha, a former big law firm attorney and founder of two legal tech startups, Intelligize and Lit IQ, discusses: 

  • how he came up with the idea for Intelligize, a software platform that helps law firms analyze SEC filings
  • the challenges he faced when he left the practice of law to form his first legal tech startup
  • computational linguistics, and how his new company, Lit IQ, uses machine learning to help attorneys prevent drafting errors and legal disputes
  • the lessons that Gary, a self-proclaimed non-tech CEO and introvert, learned from founding and marketing two legal tech companies
  • trends in legal innovation, such as big data, and much more

For more about Intelligize, visit https://www.intelligize.com/

 For more about Lit IQ, visit http://www.litiq.com/

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Katie DeBord: BigLaw CIO

April 7, 2017

Authors

Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

Katie DeBord: BigLaw CIO

April 7, 2017

by: Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

In this episode Katie DeBord, the Chief Innovation Officer at Bryan Cave LLP, discusses how technology is changing the practice of law.  Katie discusses:

  • how she transitioned from a commercial litigator to CIO at Bryan Cave LLP
  • how the firm’s BCXponent division combines technology and legal advice
  • how she works with TechX, the firm’s incubator made up of attorneys in different practice groups, in evaluating new technologies
  • why attorneys should embrace technology such as artificial intelligence/machine learning, and much more.

For more about BCXponent, visit www.bcxponent.com

 For more about TechX, visit www.bryancave.com/en/news-events/bryan-cave-launches-technology-and-innovation-incubator.html

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