CyberSecurity Expert Witness Services
Joseph Steinberg is an ideal choice to serve as a cybersecurity expert witness, and as an expert on cases related to cybersecurity and/or privacy, including matters related to data breaches, alleged privacy violations, patent infringement, theft of trade secrets and other confidential information, charges of alleged cybercrimes, etc.
Steinberg’s 25+ years of distinguished experience in numerous areas of information security and related fields, coupled with his reputation as an objective, independent, impartial, honest, and top-notch internet security expert, and his authorship of books ranging from CyberSecurity For Dummies to the official study guide from which Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) of major corporations study for their advanced certification exam, give him powerful credibility as a cybersecurity expert witness. Likewise, his having served in both technical and cybersecurity management roles – ranging from working as a hands-on information security engineer, to running an entire technology department, to serving as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), to inventing cybersecurity and privacy products used by millions of people, to serving as the CEO of several information security companies, give him the ability to speak and testify from a wide variety of relevant cybersecurity experiences.
Steinberg also remains one of only about two dozen people worldwide to hold the suite of advanced information security certifications, CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, and CSSLP, indicating and recognizing that he possesses a rare, robust knowledge of information security that is both broad and deep – which adds his to his credibility as a cybersecurity expert witness.
Steinberg has also consistently demonstrated, both orally and in writing, the rare ability to make complex cybersecurity concepts and other complicated technical issues simple to understand for judges, attorneys, members of juries, and other people whose professional and personal interests lie primarily outside of the technology field; Steinberg’s communication skills make him especially convincing as a cybersecurity expert witness.
In addition to providing excellent cyber security expert witness testimony, Steinberg’s experience writing a cybersecurity-focused column, as well as cybersecurity-related books intended for both technical and non-technical audiences, makes him the ideal cyber security specialist to serve as the author of expert reports on matters related to cybersecurity, privacy, and related fields. Steinberg’s expertise on cybersecurity-related policy issues, and his related cybersecurity think-tank work, also enhance his credibility as a cybersecurity expert witness on related matters.
Also, Steinberg’s nearly two decades of working with patent attorneys to write and prosecute cybersecurity-related patents, as well as to litigate matters related to issued patents, coupled with his having written expert reports about cybersecurity-related patents, have also armed Steinberg with knowledge, experience, and expertise that can prove extremely valuable to litigants in cyber-security-related patent cases. Steinberg’s own writing and filings have been cited in over 500 US patent filings made by others, as well as in judgements in major patent cases.
Besides serving as a cybersecurity expert witness, Steinberg also helps attorneys prepare for cybersecurity and privacy related trials and to determine the merit of possible related cases. As a cybersecurity specialist and expert communicator, he helps both plaintiffs and defendants understand and navigate complex cyber-related matters, as well as helps attorneys compare and contrast new technologies and the issues that they create to existing case law. In addition, he helps lawyers prepare for the proper examination and cross-examination of witnesses.
Steinberg has served as a cyber security expert witness both in person and remotely, and is available to help you, your organization, and/or your clients, with your cybersecurity-related matters.