Digital technology is so ubiquitous that issues relating to it can be found nearly everywhere. The scope of expertise required can be vast, relating to more conventional issues such as breach of contract in a large technical contract all the way to state-of-the-art concerns around patentable innovations in blockchain or designs created by an AI.
Companies often need the guidance of experts with extensive knowledge of computer systems and hardware, including best practices in securing in-house technology from digital threats such as viruses, trojan horses and ransomware.
Rubin Anders has been connecting law firms and companies to the technology expert witnesses they need for 20 years. We have an extensive network of highly capable professionals, and we vet each one of our experts to help ensure they will meet the exact requirements for your case or project. Our dedicated team of Ph.D. researchers has an unparalleled track record of locating computer forensic expert witnesses and other IT, security, and computer experts with singular knowledge of the issues or patents relating to these forms of technology.
One important area involves digital forensics. Digital forensic expert witnesses are useful for testifying in cases involving data breaches, where evidentiary chain of custody issues can be critical. There can be significant penalties – and loss of reputation and trust – when a company’s massive database of personal information is compromised. Experts can discuss how company cybersecurity defenses may have been sub optimally configured or conversely, how certain breaches may result from hardware or operating system errors and not from failures of the company.
Computer software expert witnesses often are called upon in situations that require extremely detailed understanding of health care database implementation, diagnostic software applications, AI such as intelligent/self-driving vehicle technology, CNC machining software and other niche specialties.
Other examples of the experience we can bring to your case or project include Internet expert witnesses more conversant with the lowest levels of the TCP/IP (or OSI) network models, including the network access layer (in OSI, the physical and data link layers) and higher-level issues relating to VoIP, IP, SSL, Wi-Fi and other issues.