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Expert Witness

Arete provides expert testimony on behalf of clients and their counsel on a range of cybersecurity-related topics.

Advisory Services

Expert Witness

Arete has built a staff of highly qualified and experienced professionals in expert witness testimony. Our experts are renowned cybersecurity thought leaders, published authors, and frequent speakers at high-profile industry conferences. They have presented findings in a variety of legal venues to judges, juries, and arbitrators and have served as special masters via court appointment.

Expert Spotlight

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Bruce Hartley

Managing Director


Anthony Locke

Advisory Analyst

Exemplar expert testimony topics include:

  • Forensic soundness of data collections — whether performed by our team of forensic experts or those of your opponents.
  • Reliability of collection practices utilized by your opponent or a third-party expert reporting on Arete’s findings or forensic analysis.
  • Analysis regarding the strengths and weaknesses of a company’s cybersecurity plan and implementation.
  • Opinions on clients’ compliance with regulatory frameworks in the context of regulatory investigation.