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