Data Security Expert Witnesses
What is a data security expert witness?
Data security expert witness candidates typically have a background and expertise in computer science, information security, cyber security, and/or computer forensics. A data security expert witness should feel confident explaining digital evidence and technology to a judge and jury. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a data security subject matter expert with prior expert testimony experience.
What types of cases require a data security expert witness?
Data security protects digital data from unauthorized users. Representative litigation matters requiring a data security expert often involve issues pertaining to patent infringement, trade secret disputes, data breach, cybersecurity, and fraud. Law enforcement have also utilized the expertise of a data security experts to discover electronic evidence in a criminal investigation.
What litigation support work might a data security expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by an information security expert witness can include a review of the underlying technology, a digital forensic investigation, an expert report, expert opinion, depositions, and courtroom testimony. A forensics expert can reverse engineer components to prove (or disprove) intellectual property infringement, theft, or cybercrime. Attorney clients may also utilize a computer security expert or cybersecurity expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
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Data Security Expert Witness - Representative Bios
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Data Security experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Data Security landscape.