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Brandon J. Pugh

Senior Fellow & Policy Counsel, Cybersecurity & Emerging Threats, R Street Institute

Brandon Pugh is a Senior Fellow and Policy Counsel for the R Street Institute’s Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats team. Outside of R Street, he serves as an international law officer in the U.S. Army Reserve and on several boards, including a governor’s advisory council.

Prior to R Street, Brandon was legislative counsel for the NJ General Assembly Minority Office, where he handled nearly all legislation on cybersecurity and emerging technology. He also served as a fellow with the FBI, the managing editor of the Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare, and an elected and appointed official at the local, county and state level. This includes service as a vice president of a quasi-governmental entity representing New Jersey’s nearly 600 school boards.

He received a JD from Rutgers Law, is a Master Continuity Practitioner, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. Views expressed are not of the Department of Defense.

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