Internet Security Expert Witnesses
What is an internet security expert witness?
Internet security expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience and areas of expertise in computer science, software engineering, information security, and/or computer forensics. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the attorney team may request an internet or data security expert with prior testimony experience.
What types of cases require an internet security expert witness?
The intent of internet security is to protect online activities and transactions from threats, such as hacking into computer systems and email addresses, malicious software (malware), identity theft, and other cybercrime activity. Internet security is subset of cyber security and computer security, as it is focused on online protection only, and does not specifically focus on the vulnerability of computers and networks. Electronic evidence, consisting of any stored or transmitted information that may be relied upon in court, often requires litigants to depend upon cybersecurity or internet security expertise to determine its authenticity and use.
Internet security expert witness case examples
Representative internet security matters that have required expert witness services involved legal issues pertaining to:
- internet security software patent infringement,
- blockchain transactions security incidents,
- digital forensics, and
- healthcare records data breach.
What litigation support work might an internet security expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by an internet security expert witness typically includes review of the underlying technology, research and authoring expert witness reports, providing expert opinions, deposition testimony, and expert witness testimony in the courtroom. In addition, clients may seek a digital forensic or computer forensics expert for pre-litigation security consulting work.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for an internet security expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Internet Security Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Internet Security experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Internet Security landscape.