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Software Suit: Finding a Cybersecurity Expert



Computer security experts estimate that there are more than 2,000 cyberattacks on network-connected devices every day. Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing fields in information technology, and consumers can choose from a diverse selection of applications to protect digital information. IMS located an expert to test one such cybersecurity product and assess its place on the market.

Primary Case Issue

Our client represented a cybersecurity company alleging that a software testing company misrepresented their endpoint security product and its capabilities, causing financial harm. They sought an expert who could test the security software, evaluate the levels of protection it provided, and opine on its performance.

Expert Witness Requirements

  • Experience testing computer security applications
  • Academic researcher or computer science professor
  • Prior testimony experience preferred

Expert Witness Search

An IMS researcher identified 11 expert candidates with advanced degrees who specialized in computer and network security. Our recruiting team vetted each expert’s credentials and background while ensuring they were clear of conflicts. We presented our client with three highly qualified candidates—each with more than 20 years of experience researching endpoint security applications on networked devices.

Expert Witness Placement

The chosen expert had more than 30 years of experience researching, designing, and analyzing programs for digital networking, cryptography, and cybersecurity. They also had worked as an expert witness in litigation.

Case Results

This case settled.

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