IAPP: “How three West Coast law schools are filling the cyber-lawyer gap”
- August 22, 2017
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The course catalog at the University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI) doesn’t include cyberlaw. And yet, the school is part of one of the country’s fastest growing cybersecurity initiatives: the UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute (CPRI). The CPRI is the child of six schools: law, information & computer science, engineering, physical sciences, social ecology, and social sciences. And, though not expressly stated anywhere, CPRI appears to be positioning itself to become the central academic hub of cybersecurity in Southern California. “I wouldn’t quite put it that way,” laughed Bryan Cunningham, the inaugural director of CPRI, when asked if that was UCI’s goal. “That said, we are an outward-facing multi-disciplinary effort focused on addressing technical, legal and policy challenges to cyber-threats.”
Read the full story at the International Association of Privacy Professionals website.