CSI: Cyber (Crime Scene Investigation: Cyber) is an American police procedural drama television series that premiered on March 4, 2015, on CBS. The series, starring Patricia Arquette, and Ted Danson, is the second spin-off of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and the fourth series in the CSI franchise.
The series follows an elite team of FBI Special Agents tasked with investigating cyber crimes in North America. Based out of Washington, the team is supervised by Deputy Director Avery Ryan, an esteemed Ph.D. Ryan is a behavioral psychologist turned cyber shrink who established the FBI Cyber Crime division and heads a "hack-for-good" program, a scheme in which the criminals she catches can work for her in lieu of receiving a prison sentence. Ryan works with D.B. Russell, a left-coast Sherlock Holmes and career Crime Scene Investigator who joins the team after a stint as Director of the Las Vegas Crime Lab. Together, Russell and Ryan head a team including Simon Sifter, Elijah Mundo, Daniel Krumitz, Raven Ramirez, and Brody Nelson, who work to solve Internet-related murders, cyber-theft, hacking, sexual offenses, blackmail, and any other crime deemed to be cyber-related within the FBI's jurisdiction.