Brandon Pugh, CIPP/US, CIPM


R Street Institute, Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats Team

Director and Senior Fellow

Brandon Pugh, CIPP/US, CIPM, is the director and a resident senior fellow for the R Street Institute’s Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats team in Washington, D.C., where he leads policy efforts on data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and emerging threats. He also serves as an international law officer in the U.S. Army Reserve and as a fellow for the Army Cyber Institute at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Previously, he served in elected and appointed office at the local, county, and state level, managed a cyberwarfare publication, was a fellow with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and was legislative counsel for a state legislature, where he handled nearly all policy and legislation on cybersecurity, emerging technology and privacy for the office. Brandon has presented and been published dozens of times, including congressional testimony and on national television. He is licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the District of Columbia.


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