We found and expert with over 25 years of experience in network systems and security. He had been a senior security consultant for a prominent firm and worked on many high-profile government cyber security projects. Additionally, he had a deep knowledge of the technology used in the patent in-suit and had published several articles related to it. Finally, he was an experienced expert witness and had written expert reports, been disposed, and testified in court successfully. The civil case was terminated by the plaintiff.