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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.