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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those National Security experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the National Security landscape.
This expert brings to the table many years of experience and a global reputation for integrity, accuracy, and innovation, and is widely considered one of the world's leading authorities in information protection and risk management. This expert is CEO of an internationally recognized and trusted advisory firm specializing research and advisory services, litigation support, developing high demand graduate education programs, pathfinder studies, and business growth strategies.
This expert has extensive knowledge of issues related to digital forensics and the operation of computers, applications, devices, networks, and related mechanisms. This starts with experience designing, building, managing, operating, examining, and using computers and other devices and the Internet and its predecessor the ARPAnet, starting from when this expert was a computer operator for one of the early nodes in the ARPAnet. This expert has performed a wide variety of different functions associated with the Internet and systems connected thereto continuously, including without limit; specifically writing such software and analysis of such software; (2) examination and analysis of systems, mechanisms, claims, and asserted evidence for legal matters.
This expert has performed research over a period of years and published peer reviewed papers and two books as well as book chapters on issues of digital forensic evidence examination including specific work on examining digital traces for consistency, similarity, and a variety of closely related issues. This expert has testified at deposition and at trial in matters involving digital forensics including systems, mechanisms, and asserted evidence involving the Internet and related environments and systems, and has been qualified as an expert in Federal, State, and Local matters.
This expert earned and received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Information Science, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.
As a corporate consultant and industry analyst this expert has helped advise hundreds of the world's largest enterprises on security and risk management strategy and their information protection programs. As a consultant to and researcher for the U.S. government this expert was the principal investigator on seminal studies in defensive information operations. This expert has also worked in critical infrastructure protection, with law enforcement, and with the intelligence community to help improve their ability to deal with computer related crime and emerging threats to national security. This expert has worked on issues of digital forensics, including work for many large corporations, testimony in federal and state criminal and civil matters, and pro bono and state-funded work for indigent defendants.
This expert is a career security consultant in both traditional and electronic security. When with a national bank, this expert worked specifically on ATM fraud and technical cases (which did not go all the way to court). This expert authored a bank security reference guide and was a primary security consultant with a major manufacture of ATMs. This expert is an expert in ATM security best practices and has been a member of the U.S. State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), United States Justice Department's Judicial Security Advisory Council and Cloud Security Alliance.
This expert served as a police officer for many years. In that capacity this expert has served as a SWAT team member, a firearms instructor, a defensive tactics instructor, and a low-light and tactics instructor. Below is an abbreviated list of some of this expert's credentials:
Following a distinguished career in law enforcement, this expert ventured out to create a highly successful consultancy specializing in training police officers, military personnel, security forces, and private citizens on the art and science of personal defense.
In both law enforcement and civilian roles, this expert has gained a great deal of experience in using, testing, evaluating, recommending and making bid specs for tactical equipment in the police world, and has been involved in the manufacturing end on a basis of advising what features should be included, potential failure points, etc.
In these roles this expert has utilized, tested, demonstrated with, recommended, and written specs bids on various police duty gear related to carrying of duty pistols, back-up weapons, pepper spray, magazines for both rifles and pistols, handguns, flashlights, batons, flash-bangs, and other related police duty equipment. This expert has also tested products for various manufacturers and written reports as to the design of such products, as well as recommending improvements.
This expert's past litigation experience has all been in either criminal or civil court and related to police use of force, allegations of excessive force, civilian use of defensive force, firearms use and design. This expert has prior experience testifying in court, including both district and federal court. This expert has also prepared case review reports for police departments out of state.
This expert received a Ph.D. in Computer Science. This expert joined a prestigious University and is Associate Director of its Applied Research Institute where this expert is working with projects related to national security. Specializing in network protocols, telemedicine, electronic commerce, medical data privacy and security, this expert was a National Lecturer, gave keynote addresses at several leading conferences, and is a Fellow of the IEEE. This expert has supervised over 130 funded research projects, advised 68 PhD and master's students, and co-authored two books, 14 book chapters, and 170 refereed journal and conference publications. This expert and colleagues developed a Transport Protocol (supporting multicast and knowledge of the multicast group members) for the US Navy, and then turned it into a commercial product. This expert's current research focuses on medical data privacy and security, implemented by supporting authentication, authorization, and federation across trust domains. This expert is also developing delta compression algorithms for diverse environments. This expert was a Founding Director of an Internet Technology Innovation Center, which provided technical and business strategy for e-business, and developed e-commerce software for corporate and government clients. Other projects include improving security for mobile devices, evaluating relational keyword search techniques, and writing software that can perform a scientometric analysis of scientific literature.
This expert is the Regional manager of a security consultancy, and lead Active Shooter Consultant. While serving in the military, this expert was deployed in support of Humanitarian Aid, and Combat Operations. During tenure with the military, this expert served on several Multi-Agency and Multi-National Joint Task Forces; under which this expert was awarded due to actions in combat.
This expert participated almost daily in human intelligence, screen procedures of hiring partner-nation forces, inside threat planning and analysis, firearms training, tactics training, combative employment of trained partner nation forces. Since coming home from active duty, this expert's activities have included:
This expert received a bachelor's degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management with an emphasis on the effects of religious prejudice and domestic terrorism and an active member in the American Standard's for Industrial Security (ASIS International). This expert has also been trained in Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) practices at the US Government's highest levels of proficiency, and is an expert at Risk Mitigation, Weapons Handling, Surveillance, Operational Planning and proficient with Intelligence Analysis. This expert is also working on new, progressive methods to increase safety and survival in an Active Shooter situation; detailing highly simple yet highly effective courses of action derived from experiences with insider threats overseas.
This expert has been designing and programming advanced user interfaces for many years and has worked on a wide variety of user interface projects in the areas of air traffic control, military communications, unmanned aerial vehicles, missile defense systems, Homeland security systems, two way pager systems, mobile portable phones, facial recognition systems, web based ecommerce systems, Android and iOS applications for smartphones and tablets, IPV6 internet routers, gaming systems, multiple medical devices, and mobile big data collection and analysis systems.
With a Masters’ degree and a PhD in Human Factors focusing on Advanced User Interface Design, this expert is an avid software engineer and architect with extensive knowledge in C, C++, C#, Objective-C, and Java. This expert has designed many advanced systems that utilize GPS and other mapping and location-based technologies in the areas of:
Advanced air traffic control
Military tracking of soldiers, equipment and vehicles
Routing of wireless signals for Army vehicles based on location
Routing, planning, and surveillance of unmanned aerial vehicles
Terrorist Tracking application
Personal tracking applications for iOS and Android
Tracking of visitors at a theme park
This expert has designed and developed a GPS enabled Location Based Services application for iOS and Android. Further, this expert has developed advanced geographic information systems for a proprietary research and development project and developed location based Unmanned Air Vehicle routing, control, and tracking algorithms for a proprietary research and development program.
This expert has been retained approximately 85 times, deposed 29 times, testified at trial in both state and federal courts, and presented at a Markman hearing and to the USPTO. This expert has written approximately 70 expert reports and declarations. This expert has worked on a wide variety of patent litigation cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.
This expert has also worked on advanced missile defense systems, two-way pager systems, mobile portable phones, IPV6 internet routers, multiple medical devices, been involved with the design and implementation of portable handheld devices for many years and spent approximately 400 hours reviewing source code as an expert witness for a case. This expert can be very helpful in the areas of infringement/non-infringement and validity/invalidity, claim construction, source code review, writing declarations and expert reports, and expert testimony at deposition and at trial.