H. Bryan Cunningham
Principal, Bryan Cunningham Law
H. Bryan Cunningham is a cyber security and privacy lawyer and Principal in the Los Angeles law firm of Bryan Cunningham Law, where he advises clients, including Fortune 500 companies, government, and multinational entities, on information security and data privacy and protection programs and other security-related issues. Cunningham is the principal author of legal and ethics chapters in multiple authoritative information security textbooks and has served in senior intelligence and law enforcement positions in the United States Government for Administrations of both political parties, most recently as Deputy Legal Adviser to then-National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. At the White House, Cunningham drafted significant portions of the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, the Homeland Security Act, executive orders on terrorism and intelligence, and other terrorism-related policy documents, and was one of the primary White House attorneys working with the 9/11 Commission. He also served six years in the Clinton Administration, as a senior CIA Officer and federal prosecutor.
Cunningham was founding vice-chair of the American Bar Association Cybersecurity Privacy Task Force and was awarded the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement for his work on information issues. Cunningham has served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures and as a member of the non-partisan Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age and the Bipartisan Policy Center's Cyber Security Task Force. He currently serves as a Senior Counselor to Palantir Technologies, and is a Senior Advisor for The Chertoff Group. Cunningham is licensed to practice law in California, Colorado, and the District of Columbia.
H. Bryan Cunningham has no affiliation with Polaris Consulting LLC.