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Computer Security

Expert Witness Profile

John Horst is a 20+ year veteran information technology professional with internationally recognized certifications in cyber security and secure software architectures and development. Mr. Horst is currently a Navy Qualified Validator and supports a major U.S. Navy Program of Record, advising on program architecture and secure software development. Mr. Horst appears regularly on local (San Diego, CA) media to provide expert commentary on data privacy and cyber security issues in the news. Mr. Horst has also participated on recent expert panels concerning practical cyber security for start-up businesses at a conference held by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Mr. Horst has consulted in family court proceedings on matters pertaining to authentication of text message.  Mr. Horst can also work with counsel for both plaintiff and defendant on matters pertaining to "due care" of personal data and other sensitive information.

Video of Mr. Horst on "Good Morning San Diego"